A 78-year-old man is facing charges including first degree murder in relation to a 23-year-old missing persons case.
Regina Police say then 53-year-old Patrick Thauberger was reported missing on September 16th 1997.
Police say multiple investigation strategies were undertaken that led to the arrest of his brother, 78-year-old Joseph Thauberger on Sunday.
Thauberger, has been charged with first degree murder and committing an indignity to a dead human body.
He was also charged with a more recent case of uttering threats.
The accused made his first court appearance on Monday.
Police say the family has been notified of Patrick Thauberger’s death.