UPDATE: Man arrested in Horace on felony murder warrant

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Horace arrest(Cass PD)
Published: Jun. 14, 2022 at 7:27 PM CDT
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HORACE, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A wanted man was arrested in Horace on the evening of Tuesday, June 14. A Cass Clay Alert was sent out just after 6:30 p.m., saying the Cass County Sheriff’s Office had increased law enforcement in the area due to an investigation.

Around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, 25-year-old Kira Conerly-Burton II of Bakersfield, CA was arrested on an felony murder warrant out of Kern County, CA.

The arrest took place in Horace, ND. Burton was taken to the Cass County Jail and is awaiting an extradition hearing. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says Burton has no local charges at this time.

Members of the Metro Area Street Crimes Unit, the Cass County Drug Task Force, and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office worked in collaboration to arrest Burton.

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