Salluit man faces first degree murder charge

Woman, 21, found stabbed to death in residence


A 22-year-old Salluit man has been arrested and charged with first degree murder following the stabbing death of a young woman.

Police found the body of the 21-year-old woman in a residence near 3:00 a.m. Jan. 25, said Quebec provincial police spokeswoman Marie-Josée Ouellet.

The victim is thought to have died from multiple stab wounds.

Paulusie Ilisituk appeared in court from Salluit by videoconference Jan. 26, Ouellet said.

A Sûreté du Québec investigation is now underway.

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