Update: September 30, 2016

One man has been arrested after police discovered the body of a woman in an East Vancouver residence.

Just after 6:30 this morning, police were called to an apartment in the area of Vanness Avenue and Rupert Street. When officers arrived they found the body of a 61-year-old woman inside. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in the apartment was arrested without incident and he remains in custody. Police will be recommending charges and homicide detectives with the VPD Major Crime Section continue to investigate.

Additional details will be released after charges have been approved.