Charges have been laid in connection with a homicide in Burns Lake.

66-year-old Albert Giesbrecht has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 59-year-old Raymond George Bishop.

Bishop was found deceased on the south side of Francois Lake on Thursday, May 18th.

Giesbrecht is scheduled to make a court appearance on Tuesday in Provincial Court in Burns Lake.

Police are requesting anyone with information on this homicide to call the Burns Lake RCMP at (250) 692-7171, or Crime-Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

– with files from Daryl Vandenberg