Man charged with murder, sexual assault in Saskatchewan: Mounties

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Mounties in Saskatchewan have charged a man with second-degree murder and other offences.

Police in Prince Albert say they first received a call early on Boxing Day about an injured 17-year-old girl who had been taken to the Wahpeton Dakota Nation Health Centre.

After officers determined she had been assaulted, they went to a home on the reserve, where they found an injured man.

Zellall Highway, who was 19, had serious injuries and was taken to a local clinic, were he was pronounced dead.

Police say they then located a suspect at another home, who was also injured and taken to hospital.

Nathan Waditaka, who is 19, also faces charges of sexual assault and aggravated assault and is to appear in court on Monday.