A Medicine Hat man is facing second degree murder charges after a woman was found deceased in Bassano.

RCMP say 24 year old June Rose was found deceased at a Bassano residence on January 22 and an autopsy was conducted 2 days later in Calgary.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit North along with Bassano and Brooks RCMP detachments say an arrest was made last Friday.

36 year old Chase Leland Hehr was arrested and charged in the death.

He remains in custody and will appear in Brooks court on Wednesday.