Criminal investigators with the Sûreté du Québec police force are on their way to Puvirnituq following the death of a person in the community.

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About 1,700 people live in the Nunavik community on the east coast of Hudson Bay.

Police say there was a fight there between two men. One of them was severely wounded and later died of his injuries.

Police are treating it as a suspicious death and they are investigating. So far no charges have been laid.