A 59-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his wife. The body of 55-year-old Merna Fiddler was found in a rural home near Bezanson Tuesday morning.

RCMP Major Crimes was called in to investigate what is now being called a homicide. Randy Stephen Fiddler has since been charged with second-degree-murder and is in police custody.

He is set to appear in court on April 24th. No further information has been released by police.