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Detroit police arrest man accused of shooting partner, burning down house

DETROIT – Police in Detroit, Mich., have arrested a man who allegedly shot his partner and burned down their house to hide the evidence.

crime-sceneThe suspect, identified by police as Edwardo Ross, allegedly shot his 42-year-old partner, James Foxhall, in their Detroit home on Aug. 15, then dumped Foxhall’s body in the city’s Palmer Park.

Police said Foxhall was shot multiple times in the chest and head.

In the days following the incident, two shootings occurred in the same area in Palmer Park, and investigators are looking into whether Ross is connected to those shootings. Both of those victims were transgender women and both survived.

Assistant Detroit Police Chief Steve Dolunt said Ross was arrested after he checked himself in to a mental hospital for treatment.

Associated Press contributed to this report.

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