A man in B.C.'s north has been charged with killing his father.

Terrace RCMP and the RCMP's North District Major Crime Unit began investigating the sudden, suspicious death of 50-year-old Clifford Price in the City of Terrace yesterday.

Today, 19-year-old Jeremy Price has been charged with one count of manslaughter, police said.

Price, the son of the deceased, is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Terrace, a city on the Skeena River, is roughly 140 kilometres by road from Prince Rupert on B.C.'s North Coast, and is just under 600 kilometres by road from Prince George to the east.