Island Lake RCMP investigate homicide

May 11, 2022
Island Lake, Manitoba

News release

On May 9, 2022 at approximately 9:50 pm, Island Lake RCMP responded to a report of a homicide at a residence on Wasagamack First Nation.

Officers attended and located a 27-year-old-male from the community, deceased in the residence. Officers also located a 33-year-old female from Garden Hill First Nation, suffering from a stab wound. She was treated at the nursing station and released.

Jon Hastings, 30, of Wasagamack First Nation was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder. He was remanded into custody.

Island Lake RCMP, along with Major Crime Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Services, continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2022-600778

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