A man was fatally stabbed by another man in Gjoa Haven during the afternoon of Nov. 16, according to the RCMP.

The police found the victim with a stab wound on the front step of a residence. He was taken to the health centre and his wound was treated, but he died a short while later, the RCMP stated.

The accused was being kept in jail until a bail hearing determined whether he could be released until he appears in court.

The Nunavut Major Crimes Unit, Gjoa Haven RCMP, V Division Forensic Identification Unit, and the Chief Coroner’s Officer continue to investigate the death.

Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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