Norway House RCMP responded to a report of an assault in the community on October 3rd at around 12:30am.
While speaking to the male victim, RCMP were advised to check on the well-being of a female at a residence located on Provincial Road 373, because it was thought that she had also been assaulted.
On arrival at the residence police located 25-year-old Jenna Paupanekis, whose full name was Juness Jenna Florence Paupanekis, with serious injuries. She was transported to hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Clarence Paupanekis, Jenna’s uncle said she leaves behind an eight-year-old daughter and a six-year-old son.
On October 5, 2021, RCMP charged 30-year-old Don Travis Forbister, of Norway House, with 2nd Degree Murder.