RCMP investigate homicide after woman killed near Smith, Alta.

Slave Lake RCMP are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead Saturday in a rural home near Smith, Alta.

Police were called to the home at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and found Chantelle Hole, 25, dead inside.

Hole's death was determined to be a homicide Tuesday after an autopsy.

RCMP are asking anyone who saw unusual activity in the area on Saturday to contact them.

Smith has a population of fewer than 150 people. The hamlet is about 200 kilometres north of Edmonton.