Nunavut Mountie’s killer guilty of murder

CBC News

An Iqaluit jury has found Pingoatuk Kolola guilty of murdering an RCMP officer in a remote Nunavut community over two years ago.

The 11 jurors in the Nunavut Court of Justice trial convicted Kolola, 39, on Thursday of first-degree murder in the Nov. 5, 2007, shooting death of Const. Douglas Scott in the eastern Arctic community of Kimmirut.

Scott, 20, was shot while responding alone to a drunk-driving complaint in the remote Baffin Island hamlet of about 400, located on the southern coast of Baffin Island.

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