Nunavik police cleared in 2021 incident in which teen died – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavik police cleared in 2021 incident in which teen died – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202310 Views

Jan 23, 2023

Girl, 14, died in ATV collision in Aupaluk after officers responded to noise complaint

Nunavik Police Service will not face charges after prosecutors cleared it of criminal wrongdoing in a 2021 incident in Aupaluk during which a teenage girl died.

Quebec’s director of criminal prosecutions announced Wednesday that no charges would be laid, its decision coming nearly a year and a half after the incident.

On Sept. 4, 2021, Quebec’s Bureau of Independent Investigations, , announced it was looking into an incident that occurred in Aupaluk the night before. The bureau — or Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes in French — probes police-involved deaths and serious injuries in the province.

According to a news release at the time, published only in French, Nunavik police and Quebec provincial police responded to a noise complaint at about 11 p.m. on Sept. 3.

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