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Second-degree murder warrant issued in connection to March slaying
Published Tuesday, July 8, 2014 3:45PM MDT Last Updated Tuesday, July 8, 2014 4:17PM MDT
Richard Joseph Lacarte, 47, is shown in an undated photo. Supplied.
Edmonton police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection to the death of a man back in March.
Police said a Canada-wide arrest warrant had been issued for Richard Joseph Lacarte, 47, for second-degree murder.
Lacarte is wanted in connection to the death of Demetrios Karahalios, 48.
The accused is described as:
- 175 cm (5’9”) tall
- 68 kg (150 lbs)
- Brown eyes
- Grey hair
Police said Lacarte is missing some teeth, and may have a beard, as he did in the photo released by police.
The accused is also believed to be a drifter, who has lived at a number of homes across the country.
Karahalios was found dead March 8, 2014 in a residence located in the Oliver neighbourhood.
An autopsy confirmed foul play, police did not release the exact cause of death.