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Suspect arrested in Kalamazoo murder

Posted: 2:07 PM, Aug 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-28 14:07:41-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A Kalamazoo man has been arrested for a weekend murder.

Department of Public Safety investigators say that Cordaro Lorenzo Deere, 32, died Sunday after being shot in the 900 block of Douglas Avenue.  A suspect was arrested Wednesday morning in the 3000 block of S. Burdick Street.

The suspect is described as a 32-year-old Kalamazoo man. His identity has not yet been released, but he is expected to be charged with Open Murder, Felony Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and other charges. He is in custody awaiting arraignment.