Man charged with first-degree murder of Navy vet

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for the death of a local vet.

Sean Burnside was arrested and charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday.

Another man, Jeremiah Futrell, 20, was arrested on March 18 and was also charged with first-degree murder in the case.

According to Police documents, Burnside was identified as a person of interest after his fingerprints were found inside Albert Farmer’s stolen vehicle.

Farmer was found shot to death in his home in Southwest Memphis on March 2.

Family members say they hadn’t heard from Albert Farmer Jr. for a week, so they went to check on him at his home on West Holmes near Crossfield that afternoon.

They called police after they discovered his body inside the home.

The victim had reportedly been shot several times and killed during a theft.

The suspect then stole Farmer’s 1990 Lincoln Town car, which was later recovered.