RCMP have released the names of both the victim and suspect in a homicide that took place in Nanaimo on Monday.
On June 20th, Nanaimo RCMP responded to a home on Eighth Street in south Nanaimo for a report of a disturbance.
Upon arrival, officers found one woman dead.
Now, RCMP has announced Simon Baker, aged 21 of Nanaimo, has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Denise Allick.
According to police, they do not know why Allick, a resident of Victoria, was in Nanaimo on June 20th.
There has also been no confirmation that Baker and Allick knew each other.
Anyone with information regarding why Allick was in Nanaimo the day of the incident is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-3245.