RCMP have charged two men in connection with a homicide in Lloydminster.

Damien James Mercer, 27, is facing a second degree murder charge in the death of Dustin Tony Ferrante, 51.

Ferrante was found dead on December 20 at the Best Lodge in that city.

Mercer is also charged with possession of a firearm and breach of recognizance.

Police have also charged a 34-year-old with aggravated assault in the case.

Jeremy James Fensom is also facing several other charges including forcible confinement and intimidating a justice system participant.

A warrant has been issued for both men and police are asking anyone with information to contact the Lloydminster detachment, 306-825-6350.

Tipsters can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

There is a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.