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Father and son arrested for the murder of Fergus Falls man

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A father and son suspected of shooting and killing one of their own relatives over drug money in Otter Tail County last May were located and arrested in Arizona on Monday evening.


Michael Alan Burris, age 64, and Michael Kyle Burris, age 23, are in custody in the Maricopa County Jail awaiting extradition proceedings, according to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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