Hartford police arrest suspect in December homicide

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HARTFORD — Police arrested a suspect Friday, in a December 2015 homicide.

Police arrested Zachary Alexander, 26, and charged him with murder in the death of Edison Burge, 22. Police arrested Alexander at the Days Inn in Vernon after a brief struggle where he tried to escape through a window.

Around 4 a.m., on December 12, 2015, police were called to 20 Griswold Street  for a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found Edison Burge, who had been shot several times.  Burge was taken to to Hartford Hospital where he died. The victim was immediately transported to Hartford Hospital by Aetna Ambulance.