Steinbach RCMP have arrested a 34 year old female after responding to a call on Whitby Crescent in the city Friday afternoon.

Around 3 p.m., RCMP received a report of a deceased male in the residence.

Officers responded immediately and found the 69-year-old man, and determined his death to be a homicide.

The female was in the residence when officers arrived, and was arrested for the homicide and remains in police custody. 

The deceased and the female were known to each other.

RCMP Major Crime Services has taken over the ongoing investigation, with the Forensic Identification Section assisting.