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Man charged after body found on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

A Stoney Nakoda First Nation man has been arrested and charged over the death of 21-year-old Kori Wesley.

Body of Kori Wesley was found at rodeo grounds 70 km west of Calgary

Cochrane RCMP responded to a complaint of a man found on the ground near the Chiniki Rodeo Grounds on August 7. (CBC)

A Stoney Nakoda First Nation man has been arrested and charged over the death of 21-year-old Kori Wesley.

Wesley's body was found near the Chiniki Rodeo Grounds on August 7. RCMP said his death was suspicious.

Cochrane RCMP worked with the Calgary and Lethbridge forensic identification sections to identify the suspect, along with the RCMP police dog and the K Division interview assistance team.

A 20-year-old man was arrested without incident on Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder. He will appear in court in Cochrane on Aug. 16.

RCMP say they have also obtained an arrest warrant for one young person in relation to this incident.

The name of the young person can't be released, but police say they are not believed to be a danger to the public.