RCMP have announced an arrest in the nearly 17-year-old case of a murder near St. Ambroise.

A livestream by the RCMP announced that 42-year-old Kevin Charles Queau was arrested for second-degree murder in the death of 24-year-old Crystal Saunders.

Saunders' body was found in a ditch near St. Ambroise on April 20, 2007, by an off-duty RCMP officer.

RCMP say Queau is in custody in Surrey B.C. and is awaiting transport to Manitoba.

RCMP add that anyone who may have additional information on this case or others can call the RCMP tip line at 1-888-673-3316.