Burns Lake RCMP say one person has been found deceased on the south side of Francois Lake.
Police were notified of the incident around 6:30 a.m.
North District RCMP along with Forensic Experts have been called in to investigate.
Police won’t say what led to the death but say a person of interest is in custody and that they are treating it as an apparent homicide.
Mounties say that there is no risk to the community and more information is expected to be released when it becomes available.