RCMP in Lac La Biche have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to the stabbing death of a 28-year-old man.

Police say Colton Peter Joe is being charged with one count of first degree murder.

Police were called to a Lac La Biche residence on a report of a stabbing on March 13th. Officers found 28-year-old Jason Ward with wounds consistent to a stabbing and rushed him to hospital.

He died in hospital later in the day.

Joe was taken into custody in Edmonton on Thursday. His first court has yet to be scheduled.