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Suspect Arrested in Connection with Oceanside Homicide: PD

A transient man who often slept at an Oceanside homicide victim's apartment has been arrested and charged with murder in the man's death, Oceanside police said. 

On April 18, Oceanside police officers responded to a call of a subject not breathing on the 300 block of S. Myers Street. 

Officers entered the apartment and found one of the residents, Donald Ross, dead on the bedroom floor. 

Crimes of Violence Detectives determined the death to be a homicide, police said. 

On Monday, detectives arrested and charged Ian Dewey Spencer, a local transient man, with murder in connection with the homicide. 

Spencer often spent the night at Ross' apartment. 

No further information was available. 

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