Fort St. James police responded to a report of an injured woman at the Yekooche Reserve just before 2 a.m. Thursday.
When police arrived, they discovered the woman was deceased.
The death appeared to be suspicious in nature and Fort St James RCMP called for assistance from North District Major Crime who attended later the same day.
To protect the integrity of the investigation, no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information on this is asked to call the Fort St James RCMP at 250 996-8269 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477