12/31/2014 05:30 EST | Updated 03/02/2015 05:59 EST

Second-degree murder charge in Kamloops after city's only homicide of 2014

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A 41-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in Kamloops, B.C., after the city's only homicide of the year.

The RCMP found a woman's body while responding to a call on Tuesday afternoon.

Christopher Frank Butler has appeared in court and will remain in custody until his next appearance on Jan. 12.

Court documents identify the victim as Deanne Wheeler.

Police have released little information about the case.