A teenager has been charged in connection with the death of two girls from the Paul Band First Nation, who died this week after taking ecstacy.

Stony Plain RCMP arrested and charged a 16-year-old, who cannot be named, in relation to the deaths of Trinity Bird and Leah House. He is charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death, two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm, failure to comply with police, and four counts of trafficking.

He will appear in court May 1.