Burcham found not guilty on all countsMoorhead, 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.