RCMP and the Nunavut coroner's office are investigating human remains found near Kugluktuk.

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The remains were found near the shoreline in the community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut. (Google)

Police say they were found last Tuesday near the shoreline in the community. RCMP say they may be connected with an outstanding missing persons case.

Police say forensic analysis is still being done to identify the remains. No other details have been released.