Skyler Smith Fern identified as the victim of a homicide in Fond du Lac First Nation

RCMP responded to a report of an altercation at a residence in Fond du Lac on April 18, at approximatley 6:00am.

Police arrived to find 18-year-old Skyler (Smith) Fern, and a 19-year-old female suffering from serious injuries. The victims were rushed to the Denesuline Health Centre where Fern was pronounced deceased.

Police arrested Jacob John Pacquette, 19, of Fond du Lac and charged him with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Fern and aggravated assault against the woman.

The 2020 Saskatchewan Homicide Victim List is available here