07/14/2015 12:52 EDT | Updated 07/14/2016 01:12 EDT

Quebec man arrested in connection with slaying and dismemberment of woman

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say a man has been arrested in the slaying and dismemberment of a Montreal woman.

The 22-year-old was nabbed in connection with the death of Samantha Higgins.

He is to appear in a Montreal courtroom this afternoon. 

Higgins' body was found last week in a plastic bag in Hinchinbrooke, about 60 kilometres south of Montreal.

The 22-year-old Higgins was last seen leaving a friend's place last week.


The Canadian Press