Second suspect charged with killing Rankin Inlet boy

Ray Taparti Jr. was found dead in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut in July 2017.

A male adult and youth have been charged in the homicide of Ray Taparti Jr.

RCMP have charged a second suspect in the killing of a Rankin Inlet boy in 2017.

The suspect is a minor and cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The charge was announced days after 21-year-old Glen Kadlak Jr. of Rankin Inlet was arrested in Iqaluit, NU., and accused in the homicide of Ray Taparti Jr.

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Taparti was 12 when his body was found in an industrial part of Rankin Inlet after he’d been missing for five days.

Kadlak Jr. remains in custody.


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