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Man charged in death of well-known Vancouver businessman

John Leslie McIver was found dead inside McIver’s Appliance Service and Sales Store in June

A 36-year-old Vancouver man has been charged in the homicide of a popular business owner found at his store last month.

Brian Roger Holt has been charged with second-degree murder and remains in custody, police said Wednesday.

READ MORE: Well-known Vancouver businessman’s death deemed homicide

John Leslie McIver was found dead by a family member inside McIver’s Appliance Service and Sales Store near Ontario Street and East 69 Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. on June 26.

He was well-known in the community and had run the business for more than 50 years.


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