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NEWS: Nunavut August 07, 2014 - 7:55 am

Iqaluit man, 44, suffers “severe injuries” in Aug. 4 beating

Victim airlifted to Ottawa hospital, RCMP continues to investigate


The Iqaluit RCMP are continuing to investigate the brutal beating of a 44-year-old Iqaluit man who was medevaced to an Ottawa hospital earlier this week, police said Aug. 6 in a news release.

Police found the man at around 11 p.m. Aug. 4 at a housing unit in the 100s area of Iqaluit, where they found that he was suffering from “severe injuries.”

The Iqaluit RCMP said they are continuing to investigate the incident, but have not announced if anyone has been charged.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident contact the Iqaluit RCMP at (867) 975-0123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS.)

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