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

Just after 6:30 a.m. on September 29th, police were called to an apartment in the area of Rupert Street and Vanness Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the body of a 61-year-old Candace Young inside. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in the apartment was arrested without incident and he remains in custody. He and the victim are known to each other.

Fifty-four-year-old John Hendricks Onland has been charged with manslaughter. Homicide detectives with the VPD Major Crime Section continue to investigate.