A GoFundMe page has been started for Saladina Vivancos

Murder charge laid in case of Kelowna woman found dead near Edmonton

Blake Jolicoeur, 36, from Spruce Grove has been charged in the death

A murder charge has been laid after the discovery of a woman’s body west of Edmonton.

RCMP say Saladina Vivancos, who was 33, was found dead Nov. 17 close to a municipal road.

READ MORE: Former Kelowna woman murdered near Edmonton

A medical examiner determined her death was a homicide.

A 36-year-old Spruce Grove man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder.

Blake Jolicoeur remains in custody

Jolicoeur was to appear Wednesday in Stony Plain court.

Vivancos was formerly from Kelowna and her sister Andrea Soler Labour started a GoFundMe page following Vivancos’ death to raise money to bring her home to B.C. from Alberta, for funeral expenses and to help the family with last-minute travel plans.

The Canadian Press

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