RCMP have arrested and charged 35-year-old Kirk Keeping of St. Jacques with first degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Chantel John of Conne River earlier this week.
Keeping, who had previously been in a relationship with John, appeared in provincial court today.
He is being held in custody for the time being. His next court appearance is set for January 30.
RCMP say the investigation continues and further charges are possible.