John Furman made his first appearance in court Monday, charged with murder as Vernon RCMP investigate a homicide at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital extended care facility.
Furman has been remanded in custody until Wednesday.
The Vernon serious crime unit collected evidence at the facility most of Tuesday, RCMP spokesman Gordon Molendyk said.
An autopsy of the victim is expected to be finished Wednesday. His name has not been released.
The incident involved a 95-year-old suspect who roomed with an 85-year-old.