Melissa Payne, 23, of Fort Resolution, N.W.T., was last seen at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. (photo courtesy of Raymond Beaulieu)

The family of Melissa Payne has confirmed her body was found Wednesday.

Fort Resolution, N.W.T., RCMP had been searching for 23-year-old Payne, who was last seen in the community at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Her boyfriend, Raymond Beaulieu, said she left the house they share around that time to meet friends.

Police are investigating. There's no word yet on the cause of death.