A fifth person is facing charges in a fatal riot at Prince Albert’s Saskatchewan Penitentiary in December 2016.

27-year-old Sundance Okemaysim is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.

Police say Okemaysim was an inmate at the Penitentiary at the time of the incident.

He will appear in Prince Albert court at a later date.

Four other men are facing charges of murder and attempted murder into the same incident.

43-year-old prisoner, Jason Leonard Bird, was found unresponsive in the medium security unit and later pronounced dead in hospital.

(PHOTO: Prince Albert Penitentiary tower. File photo.)