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22-year-old man charged in 'suspicious' death in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

RCMP say a 22-year-old man in Rankin Inlet has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon. (CBC - image credit)
RCMP say a 22-year-old man in Rankin Inlet has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon. (CBC - image credit)

A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to a "suspicious" death in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, say RCMP.

A police news release is scant on details, but says RCMP responded to a report of a deceased man last Friday.

They say the V Division Major Crime Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit are investigating.

Arsene Innukshuk has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Innukshuk is scheduled to be in court in Iqaluit on Sept. 26.