TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (WWTI) — A 26-year-old woman was arrested Thursday and is being held without bail in Franklin County for allegedly killing a Tupper Lake woman.

Alexa J. Gallagher, of Tupper Lake, faces second-degree murder charges in the death of Melissa A. Guisewhite, 51.

Police discovered Guisewhite’s body Thursday afternoon inside a residence on Lakeview Avenue in the Village of Tupper Lake.

State troopers and Tupper Lake police are continuing to investigate and said more information will be released as it becomes available.