The Iqaluit RCMP is investigating a homicide.

In a press release, the RCMP says police and ambulance services were called to a house in the 300 block area of Iqaluit just after 3:00 a.m. ET Monday morning.

The RCMP says the death of Matthew Petooloosie, 36, is suspicious and is being treated as a homicide.

The major crimes unit in Iqaluit is investigating the death. Police are also asking anyone with information about the death to contact them at 867-979-1111 or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.