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Photograph: Constable Jurgen Seewald

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Constable Jurgen Seewald
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Monday, March 5, 2001

Biographical Info
Age: 47
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not availa

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, March 5, 2001
Incident Location: Nunavut
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Sentenced to life in prison

Constable Jurgen Seewald was stationed at Cape Dorset, Nunavut at the time of his death. Constable Seewald was responding to a domestic dispute at the time of the incident. Constable Seewald was alone when he responded to a call at a residence. There was an altercation with a male suspect and as a result a weapon was discharged fatally wounding Constable Seewald.

Another officer was called to the scene and took Constable Seewald to the local nursing station where he died from his wounds a short time later.

The suspect as was sentenced to a life term in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years.

Constable Seewald had 26 years service with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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