Airdrie man charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of Kalix Langenau

Body believed to be that of missing 19-year-old found northeast of Calgary
Police are looking for answers after a body was discovered in a field northeast of Calgary. As Gil Tucker reports, the body is believed to be that of 19-year-old Kalix Langenau.

A 19-year-old Airdrie man has been charged in the death of 19-year-old Kalix Langenau, Alberta RCMP said in a news release on Wednesday night.

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Langenau was last seen in northeast Calgary on Feb. 15 and his body was found two days later in a rural area southeast of Airdrie, police said.

Hunter Van Mackelberg has been charged with second-degree murder and was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing, RCMP said.

He is set to appear in Airdrie Provincial Court on Thursday.​

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