Police locate man connected to Bankview homicide

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Zachery Frederick RIDER, 36, of no fixed address.

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service has located Zachery Frederick RIDER, a man who was believed to have information on a homicide that occurred earlier this week in the community of Bankview.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, a man walked into a Calgary Fire Department station on 10 Avenue S.W., saying he needed help for his roommate. Firefighters drove the man back to a home in the 1800 block of 17 Street S.W., where they located a deceased man and contacted police at approximately 1:30 p.m.

An autopsy completed on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, confirmed the manner of death was homicide and identified the victim as Richard PEMBER, 58, of Calgary.

RIDER was located at approximately 8:30 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, and is now being questioned by investigators.

Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance with trying to locate RIDER.

There are no further updates on the investigation at this time.

Anyone with information on this homicide is still asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case # 16632943/3079

BACKGROUND:

Calgary’s Bankview death declared homicide, victim identified; Police looking for Zachery Frederick RIDER, 36

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance to locate a man who may have information about a death earlier this week, which has now been declared a homicide.

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, a man walked into a Calgary Fire Department station on 10 Avenue S.W. saying he needed help for his roommate. Firefighters drove the man back to a home in the 1800 block of 17 Street S.W., where they located a deceased man and contacted police at approximately 1:30 p.m.

An autopsy completed Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, confirmed the manner of death as homicide and identified the victim as Richard PEMBER, 58, of Calgary.

As the investigation has progressed, detectives have identified another man believed to have information about what may have occurred within the residence. Multiple attempts to locate this person have failed and investigators are turning to the public for assistance in locating him. This man has been identified as Zachery Frederick RIDER, 36, of no fixed address.

He is described as Aboriginal, approximately 5’9” tall, 180 pounds.

RELATED REPORT: Calgary Police Investigating Undetermined Death in Bankview

Anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of RIDER is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.orgTEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #16632943

Calgary Police Service


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