WINNIPEG, CAN. (THECOUNT) — Pop singer, Kelly Fraser, has been found dead. She was 26.

Fraser, who was born in Sanikiluaq, NT, was living in Winnipeg when she died.


Her Facebook page has been turned into a memorialized account.

She first made waves with a cover of a Rihanna song sung in Inuktitut posted online in 2013 that has been viewed more than 380,000 times.

Fraser released her first album “Isuma” in 2014. Her second album “Sedna,” which came out in 2017, was nominated for a Juno for Indigenous Music Album of the Year.

A GoFundMe has been created on behalf of Fraser’s sisters, to help raise money for the costs associated with the death of a loved one. So far, nearly $30,000 has been fundraised, reports Winnipeg.

Fraser’s family is asking that people not ask them about what happened, but messages of support and love are welcome.

A cause of death was not provided by officials as of Friday.


Geo quick facts: Winnipeg is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Its heart is The Forks, a historic site at the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, with warehouses converted to shops and restaurants, plus ample green space dedicated to festivals, concerts and exhibits. Nearby, the Exchange District is known for its well-preserved, early 20th-century architecture and numerous art galleries – wikipedia.

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