Calgary, AB,

Man sought in connection with August homicide

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is currently seeking a person of interest in connection with the homicide of Michael Donald LLOYD.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, police and EMS were called to an apartment in the 200 block of 6 Avenue S.E., to check on the welfare of an occupant. A man was found deceased within the apartment and it was apparent he had died several days before being discovered. An autopsy confirmed the deceased as 42-year-old LLOYD.

Steven Joseph READER, 27, is currently wanted on warrant for breach of probation and is considered a person of interest in the LLOYD homicide investigation. READER is described as 6’ tall, 175 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. He has a small cross tattoo under his right eye and one across his knuckles that reads “PUFF RYDA”. Investigators believe he may be staying in or around the Red Deer area.

Anyone who may have any information about this homicide or READER’s whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


APP: P3 Tips

Case #21310166/4071