A man is dead following an altercation in Pictou County.
New Glasgow Regional Police say they responded to a 911 call on Friday morning at 2:40am and found an unresponsive male at the Travel Lodge on Westville Road.
They say a 39-year-old male from Annapolis County was not breathing and had signs of trauma.
Emergency Health Services transported the victim to the Aberdeen Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
On Saturday New Glasgow Regional Police say they arrested and charged 33-year-old Jason David Bezanson from Annapolis County with 2nd Degree Murder.
The accused and the victim were known to each other.
Bezanson has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Pictou on Monday.
New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Regional Major Crime Unit, Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit and New Glasgow Regional Police Forensic Identification Services continue to investigate.