A 21-year-old Big Island Cree Nation woman has been charged with manslaughter after a fight that resulted in a death.

RCMP say at a house party in the community this past Friday, Brandy Benson got into an altercation with 17-year-old Cynder Robinson.

After the fight, Robinson was taken to another house on the reserve where she succumb to her injuries.

RCMP then looked into the incident, and Benson was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

She has been remanded into custody and will make her first court appearance on Friday in Meadow Lake Provincial Court.

The two women were known to each other. RCMP also say the investigation continues.