Raingi Tukai, 38, of Inukjuak has been missing for at least two weeks, Nunavik police say. (Photo courtesy of Nunavik Police Service)

Nunavik police search for missing Inukjuak woman

Raingi Tukai, 38, has not been seen in 2 or 3 weeks, police say

By Jeff Pelletier - Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Nunavik police are searching for a woman from Inukjuak who has been missing for at least two weeks.

Raingi Tukai, 38, is described by police as 5 foot 2 and 120 pounds.

Tukai was reported missing May 5, according to Capt. Melanie Panneton of Nunavik Police Service’s west division.

“The Nunavik Integrated Investigation Unit took over the investigation during the weekend,” Panneton said in an email Monday.

“We invite anyone who has information to contact the NPS Detachment of Inukjuak.”

The emergency phone number for the Inukjuak detachment is (819) 254-9111.

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Inukjuak, located on the Hudson Bay coast, is Nunavik’s third-largest village with a population of around 1,800.

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(7) Comments:

  1. Posted by Qipitaq on

    Aalummi, I hope she is safe. I thought she was from Puvirnituq

    • Posted by Juanasi on

      She is originally from Puvirnituq.

  2. Posted by Concerned on

    Is there anymore information on when she was last seen? Who was she with last and so on.. please do a proper investigation nps. We’ve had to many incidents that were not taken serious enough and dismissed.

  3. Posted by Aalummi, Inuk anninarmat, every person is precious on

    I hope she is ok, and just being somewhere safe <3

    Prayers for her safety…

  4. Posted by Mr.Miyagi on

    My dear friend and hunting buddy. Hope you’re alright and I hope you make it back home.

  5. Posted by concerned on

    are there any updates about the search?
    has she been found?
    are there any ideas what happened to her?
    when is nunatsiaq news gonna give updates concerning this lady?

  6. Posted by Inukjuamiuq on

    She was found

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