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Published June 28, 2011, 05:58 PM

Burcham found not guilty on all counts

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A verdict in the Clarence Burcham murder trial in Moorhead.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A verdict in the Clarence Burcham murder trial in Moorhead. Jurors reached their decision just after 5 tonight. Burcham is a free man tonight. He was found "not guilty" on all charges. The 46 year-old Center, North Dakota man was on trial for the 19 93 killing of Sharon Stafford in a Moorhead mobile home park. Police say he confessed 2 years ago to strangling his 26-year-old neighbor with an electrical cord after she called him retarded, but the Defense attorney says he was pressured by police.Again, Burcham is a free man. Found not guilty on all charges.

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