Adamie Nowdlak was a patient at the Qikiqtani General Hospital on Sept. 28, when he went outside for a cigarette and never returned. (Photo courtesy of RCMP)

Iqaluit police locate missing man

Adamie Nowdlak went missing from Qikiqtani General Hospital on Sept. 28

By Nunatsiaq News

(Updated Oct. 5 at 09:30 a.m.)

The Iqaluit police have located a local man who went missing from the Qikiqtani General Hospital last week.

On Monday, Sept. 28, Adamie Nowdlak was registered as a patient at the Iqaluit hospital when he went outside for a cigarette and never returned.

“The person reported missing has been located safe and is now home with family,” the RCMP said in an Oct. 5 email. “RCMP would like to thank the community and the public for their assistance.”


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(6) Comments:

  1. Posted by Okey on

    Five days have gone by and now they are announcing this?

  2. Posted by Nipissa on

    Where is the camera footage? Isn’t there cameras outside ?

  3. Posted by Nunavutmiuta on

    Yea there are camera’s outside now that they seen him leave the hospital grounds, now what is that info going to do to determined on where he is.

  4. Posted by A.K.A. Truestory on

    5 days, cameras, security guard….must be embarrassing losing a patient right under their noses.

  5. Posted by Crystal Clarity on

    It’s not a jail. It’s a hospital. If someone wants to walk they can walk.

  6. Posted by Decision on

    It was his decision to leave the hospital. Yea it’s not a jail. Security cameras are usually not checked up frequently everywhere unless there is retired elderly have been hired to watch over the security cameras.

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