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A man has been arrested and charged with murder after a woman was found dead in a residence last week.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to an address on Academy Drive on Wednesday, March 27.

An adult female was located and pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as a 38-year-old Thunder Bay woman.

The Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Unit became involved in the ongoing investigation.

As a result of the investigation, a suspect was arrested on Monday, April 1.

Zachariah PEUNISH, 41, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Second-Degree Murder.

PEUNISH appeared in bail court on Tuesday, April 2 and has been remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

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