Whitehorse man arrested for attempted murder

Whitehorse, Yukon – On June 16th, 2020, Whitehorse RCMP received a report of a man having been stabbed during the early morning hours that day in the Granger subdivision. The victim received emergency medical care for his injuries.

The evening of June 17th the suspect was arrested by Whitehorse RCMP. Jonah Vern Papequash, 20, has been charged with Attempted Murder and Failure to Comply with a Probation Order.

Attempted Murder
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Papequash made his first appearance in Whitehorse Territorial Court on the afternoon of June 18th and was remanded into custody.

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