Nunavut police arrest Saskatchewan fugitive in Baker Lake
Corey Clarke is charged with the second-degree murder of Natasha Ross in Prince Albert, Sask.
Nunavut police have arrested a Saskatchewan fugitive wanted on murder charges in Baker Lake.
Baker Lake RCMP arrested 33-year-old Corey Clarke on Thursday. Clarke was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for second-degree murder out of Prince Albert, Sask., Nunavut RCMP said in a news release Friday.
Clarke is charged in connection with the May 24 death of 29-year-old Natasha Ross in Prince Albert.
He remains in custody following a bail hearing. The RCMP said it’s co-ordinating his return transport back to Prince Albert with local police in that city.
Police have not indicated how Clarke travelled to Baker Lake in the first place, or where he was found in the Kivalliq community of about 2,000.
Currently, travel to Nunavut requires authorization from the territory’s chief public health officer.
Police say the public can send anonymous tips about Clarke’s recent whereabouts to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by submitting a web tip at www.nwtnutips.com.