Homicide Charges Filed In Wayne County

February 1, 2019

Homicide charges have been filed against a man in Wayne County.

Online court records show Cole Francis Dufton, 25, of Pleasant Mount, was charged today by state police at Honesdale with one count of criminal homicide in connection with an incident Dec. 18 in Preston Twp.

Details of the charges were not immediately available.

However, state police have been investigating the killing of Suzette B. Bullis, 51, who was found dead of a gunshot wound in her home at 10 Como Road in the township on Dec. 19. Investigators said last month they had identified a person of interest in the case.

The filing of the charges comes amid reports of heavy police activity today in Wayne County.

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