Two people are facing murder charges in connection with the ongoing homicide investigation in Hay River.

James George Thomas, 25, and Levi Cayen, 20, have been charged with murder and robbery.

On December 28th, the body of a deceased man was found on the side of an access road in the Sandy Creek area.

Last Thursday, RCMP said they had several people in police custody.

Both suspects have been remanded.

They are scheduled to appear in a Yellowknife court Monday.