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Southern Michigan man arrested after body found in home

May 23, 2019

STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — Police say a southern Michigan man has been arrested after they found the body of a woman in his apartment.

The Sturgis Police Department says a 35-year-old Sturgis man is being charged with open murder, dismemberment of a corpse and failure to report a death after being arrested Wednesday night.

Police say they received an anonymous tip the man was storing a woman’s body inside his apartment.

Police say the victim had not been previously reported missing. The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of relatives.

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