RCMP in Nunavut are sharing this photo of Pitseolak Pootoogook, 36, who was last seen in Kinngait on Nov. 19. (Photo via RCMP – Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nunavut/Facebook)

RCMP still looking for missing Kinngait man

Underwater recovery and search and rescue teams looking for Pitseolak Pootoogook, last seen Nov. 19

By Nunatsiaq News

Police are still looking for a Kinngait man missing for nearly three weeks, Nunavut RCMP said in a news release Thursday.

Pitseolak Pootoogook, 36, was last seen in Kinngait on Nov. 19.

On Dec. 6, the RCMP’s underwater recovery team, along with Kinngait search-and-rescue, went to an area near Mallik Island where it is believed Pootoogook was last seen.

“Search efforts were conducted with negative results. The investigation continues,” the release noted.

Pootoogook is five-foot-six, weighs 140 pounds, has long black hair, brown eyes and a moustache. He is known to wear a black jacket and black shoes, RCMP said.

Anyone with information on Pootoogook’s whereabouts can contact Kinngait RCMP at 897-1111.


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  1. Posted by Peah Sowdluapik on

    Akuluk Josie Pootoogook.

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