Hamilton police have made an arrest in connection with a Port Colborne murder.

A man from Port Colborne was arrested at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, in Hamilton. He has been charged with second degree murder.

The arrest came after Niagara police were called to an apartment in Port Colborne just after 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Police entered the upper apartment at 262 West St., Apt. 2 and found an adult deceased. Police say they believe the body had been there between three and seven days.

Police say the suspect is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing  Wednesday morning at at 9 a.m. in St. Catharines.

Police have not yet released the cause of death. They are asking anyone with information in to contact the Homicide Unit at 905-688-4111 ext. 4468 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.