Two sisters of Tanya Nepinak charged with Winnipeg’s first murder of 2016

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
One woman is dead and another is in stable condition in a Winnipeg hospital after an incident Tuesday night.

Two sisters have been charged with murder in connection with the city’s first homicide of the year.

The accused are the sisters of Tanya Nepinak who went missing in 2011.

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Dennis is Metis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.