12/27/2013 02:43 EST | Updated 02/26/2014 05:59 EST

Lucky Thunder Faces Murder Charge After Assault Victim Dies

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HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. - A northern Alberta man is facing a murder charge after an assault victim died on Christmas Day.

RCMP were called to a home in Whitefish River in northeastern Alberta after an unconscious 21-year-old man was discovered by family members.

Police say the man had visible assault injuries and died at the scene.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.

Lucky Thunder of Whitefish River is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.