Kugluktuk RCMP and ‘V’ Division MCU seek public assistance investigating homicide of Emerald MacDonald

On Friday, April 30, 2021, Ms. MacDonald was preparing to go to her family's cabin, buying supplies at the store.

Kugluktuk, Nunavut – The ‘V’ Division RCMP Major Crime Unit (MCU) are investigating the homicide of Emerald MacDonald that occurred in Kugluktuk in early May, 2021.

On Friday, April 30, 2021, Ms. MacDonald was preparing to go to her family’s cabin, buying supplies at the store. This was the last time she was seen in the hamlet of Kugluktuk. It was during the week that a funeral took place.

Ms. MacDonald then traveled to the cabin on Inutkoakakvik Island (Old Man Island) by snowmobile for the weekend. This is where she was last seen alive.

Homicide
(File Photo) Homicide

Police are asking anyone who has information; anyone who saw or heard anything out on the land or near the cabin; or who saw or spoke to Ms. MacDonald that weekend to contact the Kugluktuk RCMP at 867-982-0123.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submitting a secure web tip at www.nwtnutips.com or text ‘NWTNUTIPS’ plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Kugluktuk RCMP



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