Police arrest son for father's death

July 20, 2009 5:03:59 AM PDT
Durham police have arrested a man's son a week after the man was declared murdered.Investigators placed 35-year-old Cheo Burroughs, of Buffalo, N.Y. under arrest on Saturday afternoon and charged him with his father's murder.

On July 12, officials were called about a cardiac arrest emergency. When they arrived at a home on Red Cedar Circle in Durham, they found a man lying on the floor.

The victim, 64-year-old William Burroughs, was pronounced dead at the scene. His cause of death has not been released.

William Burroughs was the campaign manager for Durham City Councilwoman Cora Cole-McFadden. He was also a long time booster for St. Augustine's College.