On April 22, around 4:30 am, Punnichy RCMP received a call about an injured female at a residence in Punnichy. 

Officers responded quickly and located an injured female inside the residence. She was later declared deceased by STARS at the scene. 

She has been identified as 31-year-old Kihaw Fox from Piapot First Nation. Her family has been notified and victim services offered to them.

Shortly after, Punnichy RCMP arrested an adult male on George Gordon First Nation in connection to the female's death. RCMP says no additional public safety risk was identified. 

As a result of an investigation by Punnichy RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes, 28-year-old Ethan Sunshine from Regina, SK is charged with:

- one count, second-degree murder, Section 235, Criminal Code;

- one count, criminal negligence causing death, Section 220(a), Criminal Code;

- one count, reckless discharge of a firearm, Section 244.2(3), Criminal Code;

- one count, pointing a firearm, Section 87, Criminal Code;

- one count, unauthorized possession of firearm, Section 92, Criminal Code; and

- one count, unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, Section 94, Criminal Code.

Ethan Sunshine appeared in court in Punnichy on April 25, 2023 (Information #90436708 and 90436709).