Police: Niles man turns himself in after killing woman

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NILES, Mich. — Niles Police say a man entered the police department Monday morning and confessed to killing a 52-year-old woman.

The 52-year-old man went to the station at about 9:15 a.m. Monday and told a dispatcher that he wanted to turn himself in for committing a crime, police said.

James Huffman

A detective then spoke to him, and he admitted that he killed the woman Friday evening at a home in the 900 block of S. 14th Street, according to a release from police.

The suspect has been identified as James Huffman and he has been charged with open murder.

Police say they found the woman’s body at the home in “an advanced state of decomposition.”

The woman was identified by police as Angela Glara Cluver.  Her cause of death is believed to be strangulation, according to a release.  An autopsy is scheduled later Tuesday.


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