Presley Dean Saddleback, 24, of Wetaskiwin has been charged with manslaughter following the suspicious death of a 26-year-old Wetaskiwin man on Saturday.
The victim was known to Saddleback, say RCMP.
Saddleback has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin provincial court on Feb. 20.
Wetaskiwin RCMP said earlier they responded to a residence for a complaint of a male not breathing. EMS attended and declared the man dead.
An investigation revealed the victim had been involved in a previous altercation outside the residence.