Man arrested in 2007 Leesburg slaying, police say

Keneth Ray Reed, 61, charged with 2nd-degree murder


LEESBURG, Fla. – The Leesburg Police Department announced Thursday that it made an arrest in a 2007 slaying.

Police said Kenneth Ray Reed, 61, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Mayola Houser, 56.

Detectives have been investigating the homicide that took place at 224 S. East Street for years.

Police said an interview conducted and evidence found at the scene led them to Reed's second-degree murder charge.

Reed was taken to the Lake County Jail.

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