The preliminary cause of death is listed as a stab wound.
52-year-old James Province appeared today by video at the Provincial Court, Sarnia Division. ;The accused was remanded in custody until Oct. 9.
Today members of the Sarnia Police Services Emergency Response Team and Sarnia Police Volunteers will be on foot from Twin Lakes to Ross Avenue looking for additional evidence related to the crime.
Local authorities over the weekend had asked for the public’s assistance in locating a dark coloured backpack they say may have been discarded by James Province.
The family of the deceased has also released a photo of Joanne Underhill today.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Staff Sergeant Scott MacLean at 519-344-8861 Ext. 6077 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.