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Durham police label death homicide

Posted July 12, 2009 5:12 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2009 5:42 a.m. EDT

— Durham police have opened a homicide investigation into the Sunday morning death of a 64-year-old man.

Officers were dispatched to a cardiac arrest call at 617 Red Cedar Circle, shortly after 11 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a man lying on the floor. The victim, identified as William Burroughs, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released the cause of death.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call Investigator S. Pate at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.