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Suspect charged with 1st-degree murder in Prince George home invasion 

RCMP have yet to identify the woman who was killed in the July 18 home invasion in Prince George, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A 23-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a Prince George, B.C., home invasion that left a woman dead.

RCMP in Prince George responded to reports of the July 18 home invasion on Upland Street in which a 22-year-old woman was killed. The victim has not been identified by police at this time.

Investigators believe the incident was targeted and there is no great risk to the public.

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A few days after the incident, police said they arrested a suspect.

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The Prince George RCMP Serious Crime Unit is leading the file, with support from forensic services. The BC Coroners Service is conducting an investigation.

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Zain Wood has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death. Wood has been remanded in custody, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300.

— With files from Simon Little

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