A Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation man has been charged with second degree murder after human remains were discovered in the Manitoba community.

Roblin RCMP responded to the report of the remains on the First Nation on July 1.

Police said Monday the remains are those of a 44-year-old man from the community. They said an investigation found the man died on June 21. He was not reported missing.

Rylan McKay, 23, from Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The Mounties said the alleged victim and McKay knew each other.

Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation is about 170 kilometres northwest of Brandon, Man.