Danny Ledoux has been charged with murder in the death of Cindy Joseph last week on the Mistawasis First Nation in Saskatchewan.
On March 3, Shellbrook RCMP received a call that a 28-year-old woman was unresponsive at a home on the reserve.
Joseph, who was from the of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, was taken to hospital in Shellbrook where she was pronounced dead.
Mounties said they were known to each other.
Ledoux, 30 , is charged with second-degree murder. He is scheduled to make his first appearance in Prince Albert provincial court on Thursday morning.
Mistawasis First Nation is approximately 115 kilometres north of Saskatoon.