Prince George RCMP are investigating the first murder of 2006.
On the afternoon of Jan. 1 a female victim was found dead in the alley behind Remax in the 1600-block of 15th Avenue.
Vernon Kyle Wilson, 19, of Kispiox, B.C. has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death. Wilson was arrested near the scene of the crime. The name of the deceased has not been released by RCMP, pending notification of family.
An autopsy to determine the cause of death is currently underway.
On Jan. 1 at approximately 6 p.m. RCMP were called to the Fas Gas location at 1977 Queensway.
A Caucasian man in his early 20s entered the store armed with a knife and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.
He was seen fleeing the area in a dark-coloured Dodge Neon or Cobalt.
The armed robbery is described as blonde, blue-eyed and approximately six feet tall.