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Acquaintance arraigned in man’s torture, slaying

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Michael Sutton of Canton Township was arraigned Friday in Romulus District Court. He was ordered jailed without bond.

Police said phone records show Sutton and 57-year-old Frank T. Jones shared an intimate relationship. Jones was found Jan. 7 in his Romulus home, southwest of Detroit. His hands were tied behind his back. A pillow case was over his head.

An autopsy revealed he had been beaten.

Jones’ son went to the home after not hearing from his father for several days.

Sutton faces a Jan. 25 preliminary examination.

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