12/30/2014 08:56 EST | Updated 03/01/2015 05:59 EST

Woman dead, man in custody after homicide in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The RCMP say they have a man in custody after a homicide in B.C.'s Interior that left a woman dead.

The woman was found dead in an apartment in Kamloops on Tuesday afternoon.

A news release says a 41-year-old man was arrested for murder.

Police say the man is known to police and was associated with the victim, but investigators aren't elaborating.

The woman's death marks the only homicide to date in 2014.