4-year-old dies in Iqaluit hospital, coroner investigating

The death of a four-year-old child, who died at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit on Feb. 11, is being investigated by the coroner.

Autopsies are required in all cases when a child under 5 dies

A child died at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit Sunday, Feb. 11. The Nunavut Coroner Service is investigating. (CBC)

The death of a four-year-old child, who died at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit, is being investigated by the Nunavut Coroner Service.

Deputy Chief Coroner Khen Sagadraca says the child died Sunday. The child's identity was not released.

The Nunavut Coroner Service requires an autopsy be done in cases where a child under the age of five dies.

With files from Michael Salomonie