Late on Friday afternoon, Tulita RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death.
A 51-year-old male was discovered deceased near a winter access road in the hamlet.
RCMP spokesperson Marie York-Condon confirmed the major crimes unit and forensic identification services have gone to the community to assist with the investigation.
“RCMP and NWT Coroner Service are investigating this death,” she wrote in a press release. “A post mortem autopsy has been ordered by NWT Coroner Service.”