2 arrests made in Canton Township homicide case

2 arrests made in Canton Township homicide case

CANTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - Two arrests have been made in connection with a Stark County homicide, authorities said.

Deputies were called to the 200 block of 49th Street SW on July 3 in reference to a homicide. They arrived to find the body of 30-year-old Michael Christensen.

Detectives said two men had forced entry into the residence and fatally shot the victim.

Brandon Burt, 24, of Canton, was arrested Friday on one count of aggravated murder. Alize Stokes, 21, of Canton, was also arrested, on one count of complicity to commit aggravated murder.

Anyone with any information on this case can contact the Stark County Sheriff's Office at 340-430-3800 or send an anonymous tip to the Tip Line at 330-451-3937.

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