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Teen In Michigan Allegedly Shot And Killed His Mom, Her Boyfriend. But Police Still Don't Know Why.

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Source: Harper Woods police; MEGA

Sep. 6 2022, Published 3:02 p.m. ET

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A teen in Michigan is accused of two counts of murder in connection to the killing of his mom and her boyfriend.

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Police in Harper Woods, Michigan, charged Demon Thomas Burgen Jr., 19, with two counts of first-degree homicide and two counts of felony firearm.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 2, police in Harper Woods responded to a home for a report of a woman shot in the chest. Police surrounded the home with the shooter inside, according to Fox 2 Detroit.

By 3:10 p.m., Burgen was arrested without further incident.

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The victims’ names have not been released, but police said it was Burgen’s mom and her boyfriend.

No motive has been released in the killing.

“We continue to extend our sympathy to the families grieving from these tragic losses,” police said in a statement.


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