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Police arrest suspect in Burton murder

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2200 block of Glade Street , Burton (Source: WNEM) 2200 block of Glade Street , Burton (Source: WNEM)
William Vance William Vance
BURTON, MI (WNEM) -

UPDATE: Police arrested a suspect in connection to the murder on March 17.

William Vance, 44, of Flint was charged with open murder, felony murder, and first-degree home invasion.

Edward Cool, 76, of Burton, was found dead inside of his Burton home after a family member went to check on him.

Police determined Cool was murdered.

"I want justice for him, it's sad and my security is gone," said neighbor Nanette Haubenstricker.

This is the first homicide in Burton since 2013.

"This is something that's a rarity for us," said Burton Police Lt. Michael Odette.

Investigators said some items are missing from the man's home. There are no suspects in custody.

If you have any information regarding the incident call the Burton Police Department at 810-742-2542.

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