BARRIE, ONT. -- A 19-year-old man will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of an Orillia man last week.

Derek Simmerson was found lying in the street at Coldwater Road and Emily Street Thursday night. The 34-year-old died in hospital.

On Sunday morning, investigators tracked a suspect to a gas station along Hwy 11 in Severn Township.

Justice Snache, 19, of Severn was taken into custody and faces a charge of first-degree murder.

Police suggest the victim and suspect knew each other but are not elaborating.

Investigators have not released the victim's cause of death.