May 21, 2019 10:28 am
Updated: May 21, 2019 10:29 am

Human remains found near small coastal community in Labrador: RCMP

About 360 people live in the community.

Global News File

Police in Labrador are investigating the discovery of human remains near a coastal community.

The RCMP say the remains were found Saturday near Makkovik.

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The Mounties say the remains have been sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and identification.

Makkovik is a mainly Inuit community about 200 kilometres northeast of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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About 360 people live in the community.

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