02/08/2014 10:32 EST | Updated 04/10/2014 05:59 EDT

Police have man in custody after fatal stabbing in Smithers Friday night

SMITHERS, B.C. - Police in northern B.C. have arrested and are seeking charges against a 21-year-old man in connection with a stabbing death on Friday night.

R-C-M-P responded to an emergency call in Smithers and found a 26-year-old man suffering from a stab wound.

He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

Police are asking any witnesses to contact them.