A man has been charged with manslaughter following the stabbing death of another man in Gjoa Haven on Nov. 16.

RCMP found the victim with a stab wound on the front step of a residence on the afternoon of Nov. 16. He was taken to the health centre and his wound was treated, but he died a short while later, the RCMP stated.

The RCMP’s V Division Major Crime Unit undertook the investigation into the death in partnership with the chief coroner’s office.

The accused is in custody awaiting a Nov. 28 bail hearing in Iqaluit.

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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