EDSON, Alta. -- RCMP in Alberta say a 21-year-old man has been charged with murder after they responded to a report of a dead teenaged girl in an apartment in Edson.

Police have not released any other details about the alleged victim.

They say they were alerted to the body on Friday morning, and that investigators from Edmonton are assisting.

An autopsy will be performed this week.

Tyrell James Perron, 21, is charged with first-degree murder and will appear in Edson provincial court on March 15th.

Perron also faces charges that include indignity to human remains and possession of a prohibited firearm.