Niagara police have identified the victim in a murder in Port Colborne.
The body of 31-year-old Courtney Tourand was found on Tuesday in an apartment at 262 West Street shortly after 3 a.m.
A homicide investigation began and the body of the victim was transported to a Hamilton hospital where an autopsy was conducted.
Police then arrested 44-year-old Harry Leavere and charged him with second-degree murder.
The accused is also facing a charge of committing an indignity to human remains.