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Police examine the scene of a Saskatoon homicide in August.

Two Saskatoon men aged 23 and 28 have been charged with first-degree murder in the the Aug. 29, 2013 death of Kelly Diehl, who was found beaten in an alley.

Police in Saskatoon said the pair were arrested Tuesday morning at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre. They were in custody in relation to other charges.

The two are set to appear in court on the murder charges on Wednesday morning.

According to police, a 911 call brought emergency crews and police to the alley on the west side of the 500 block of 5th Avenue North this past August. The caller said that an assault was taking place.

Police arrived and found Diehl. He was examined by members of the ambulance crew, who found he was dead.

Police said that witnesses observed two suspects flee the area. A search of the area was done, but the suspects were not located.

Police noted Tuesday that the accused and the victim were known to each other.