The number of people accused of taking the life of Lloyd Oskineegish one week ago has climbed to five.

The burned body of the 44-year-old from Wunnumin Lake First Nation was found in the Field Street area last Friday.

Today Thunder Bay police announced the arrest of 33-year-old James Anthony Chapais. He was picked up yesterday on Academy Drive without incident.

Chapais and four other people are all charged with second-degree degree murder and have been remanded in custody until a court appearance August lst.