Prosecutors have approved a murder charge against a Kelowna man who was the subject of a brief RCMP manhunt earlier this week.
Lorence Earl Williams has been charged with second-degree murder in relation to a May 30 incident that resulted in the death of Thomas Chadwick.
Police attended a home at Sexsmith and Adams roads around 10 p.m. that night after Chadwick was found dead at the home.
Subsequently, RCMP issued a plea to the public for assistance in locating Williams. A tip eventually led to his apprehension and arrest.
According to RCMP, Williams and the victim knew each other.
Williams is scheduled to appear in court for a bail hearing on June 8.
Editor’s note: This story was updated on June 3 with the name of the deceased, Thomas Chadwick.
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