Inuvik RCMP are investigating the death of a man found near Big Lake near Inuvik over the weekend.

They have not yet identified the deceased man.

“The RCMP is aware that there is some speculation as to the identity of the person, however, as they have not been identified, there is no further information at this time,” the release states.

Mounties responded to the report of a sudden death on Nov. 3.

The man was found on a trail in the area. His death is now under investigation by the Major Crime Unit.

Its forensic identification service traveled to Inuvik to assist with the investigation, stated RCMP in a news release issued today.

RCMP are working with the NWT coroner in an ongoing investigation.

Avery Zingel

Avery Zingel is a reporter and photographer in Yellowknife, regularly covering environment, health and territorial politics. Avery is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism and Political...

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