A murder charge has been laid after the death of a man in Pelican Narrows.

RCMP say a physical altercation took place at a home in the community Tuesday morning.

Around 7:30 a.m. 38-year-old Wilfred Brent Sewap was taken to the local health centre and pronounced dead.

Police say 22-year-old Blaine Charles of Pelican Narrows was later arrested and charged with one count of second degree murder.

Charles is scheduled to appear in Prince Albert Provincial Court on Friday.

An autopsy on the victim is scheduled to be done Friday in Saskatoon.

Investigators say the victim and the suspect were known to each other.