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Charges laid in August Calgary homicide

The Calgary police homicide unit is investigating the death of 42-year-old Michael Donald Lloyd. Facebook

A man wanted in connection with an early August murder in Calgary is in police custody.

Investigators had asked for the public’s help to locate 27-year-old Steven Reader after he was identified as a suspect in the death of 42-year-old Michael Lloyd.

Read more: Calgary police look for person of interest in August homicide investigation

Police were called to an apartment in the 200 block of 6 Avenue S.E. on Aug. 9 to check on the welfare of the occupant.

That’s when Lloyd’s body was discovered. Investigators said he had died several days before.

Reader was arrested earlier this week and has now been charged with second-degree murder.

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