A Whitehorse man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in the Granger subdivision. (File photo)

Whitehorse man charged with attempted murder after Granger stabbing

Jonah Vern Papequash, 20, has also been charged with failure to comply with a probation order.

A Whitehorse man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in the Granger subdivision.

Whitehorse RCMP received a report on June 16 about a man having been stabbed “during the early morning hours” that day, according to a press release from Yukon RCMP on June 18.

The victim received emergency medical care and police arrested a suspect the next evening.

Jonah Vern Papequash, 20, has been charged with attempted murder and failure to comply with a probation order.

He made his first appearance in court the afternoon of June 18 and was remanded into custody.

Contact Jackie Hong at jackie.hong@yukon-news.com

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