A youth from Desmarais, Alta. is facing a charge of second-degree murder after a 17-year-old was stabbed early Sunday morning.  

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RCMP were called to home at 1:40 a.m. in Desmarais, 320 kilometres north of Edmonton.

Police believe Jesse Noskiye was fighting with another teen behind the home when he was stabbed.

A family member drove him to hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The suspect remained at the scene and was treated by medical personnel before he was arrested.

The youth, who cannot be named, is set to appear in court Thursday.