Prince Albert Police say the RCMP officer charged in relation to the death of 26-year-old Braden Herman, is Bernie Herman, a 32 year member of the RCMP.
Herman has been charged with first degree murder.
Police say the suspect and victim did know each other, but were not related.
The body of the victim was found within a wooded area in Prince Albert.
In addition to the wooded area in the city, police have secured a vehicle and a residence on the 3300 Block of Dent Crescent in Prince Albert, as part of this investigation.
The accused will make his first court appearance on Thursday in Prince Albert.