KUGLUKTUK, NUNAVUT —
Mounties in Nunavut have charged a person with first-degree homicide within the Could dying of actress Emerald MacDonald.
RCMP say Scott Hala was arrested Friday, and can also be charged with tried homicide of one other girl.
His arrest comes greater than 5 months after MacDonald was discovered lifeless at a cabin exterior Kugluktuk, the westernmost group in Nunavut.
Police have mentioned MacDonald, often known as “Baboo,” was final seen shopping for provides locally on April 30 earlier than she travelled to her household’s cabin by snowmobile.
MacDonald was greatest identified for portraying Miranda within the 2018 Canadian sports activities drama movie “The Grizzlies,” based mostly on the true story of a lacrosse crew in Kugluktuk, a hamlet of about 1,500 folks and the westernmost group in Nunavut.
Police didn’t say whether or not Hala and MacDonald knew one another, nor did they supply particulars of allegations that led to the tried homicide cost.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 16, 2021.