Michael Martel charged with 1st-degree murder of 100 Mile House woman

A 46-year-old man from 100 Mile House, B.C., has been charged with first-degree murder.

Police believe Martel and the victim knew each other and the public is not at risk

A 46-year-old man from 100 Mile House, B.C., has been charged with first-degree murder.

Michael Martel was arrested after a 37-year-old woman was found dead in her home Tuesday morning.

Mounties say emergency-response team members helped find Martel yesterday afternoon.

He has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on Jan.12 in 100 Mile House Provincial Court.

RCMP believe this to be an isolated incident where Martel and the victim knew each other.