ST. ANTHONY, N.L.
Family and friends marched through the streets of St. Anthony last week in search of justice for Jennifer Hillier-Penney.
Hillier-Penney disappeared from her estranged husband’s home on Husky Drive in St. Anthony on Nov. 30, 2016.
RCMP have deemed her disappearance suspicious.
It’s been two years of questions without answers as to the woman’s whereabouts or what happened that night.
To mark the sad anniversary of her disappearance, a march was organized on Nov. 30 this year.
Participants walked from the town hall up to Husky Drive, to the home from where Hillier-Penney disappeared.
From there they marched to the Ultramar, then to the police station, concluding at the town hall.
As they marched, they held signs demanding “Justice for Jennifer” while chanting that “Her life matters” and “We need answers”.
At the town hall, they played a song in memory of Hillier-Penney, requested by her daughter Marina.
Yvonne Hillier-Decker, one of Hillier-Penney’s siblings, participated in the march.
She felt it was a strong turnout to show support and demand justice for her sister.
Decker believes her sister was murdered. And she believes there is more than one person out there who knows what happened.
“We wanted to get out there and let people see, because there’s people out there who knows things and they just won’t come forward,” she told The Northern Pen. “Like I’ve said, time and time again, there’s a murderer in St. Anthony.
“We need answers. It’s heartbreaking. Every day Jennifer is on your mind. She did not deserve this.”
The RCMP asks anyone who may have information about the disappearance of Hillier-Penney to contact the St. Anthony RCMP at 709-454-3543. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or report through the P3 Tips App or www.nlcrimestoppers.com.