Man charged in death of his 19-year-old cousin in northern Alberta

RCMP investigators have charged 25-year-old Parminder Sakhon with second degree murder following the death of his 19-year-old cousin.

Pardeep Sihu was found dead on New Year’s Day following a report of a shooting five kilometres north of Rochester.

Athabasca RCMP officers arrived at the property around 10:20 p.m. on Friday and arrested one man.

Sakhon is scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday morning.

Police have not said how the man died and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Rochester is about 100 kilometres north of Edmonton.

By Kim Smith CTV