Cynthia Marie French stabbed to death in rooming house

Cynthia Marie French 35, was one of two women that were stabbed in the rooming house on William Avenue in Winnipeg on January 12. The second victim has since been upgraded to stable condition. French died shortly after arrival.

Police said the victims returned home to their residence  earlier in the afternoon and found Vanessa Nepinak in Cynthia French’s room.  Nepinak was kicked out, but returned an hour later with her sister when the stabbing took place.

Candice Nora Nepinak, 31, and Vanessa Louise Nepinak, 35, have been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder.