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Man arrested in Fort Pierce homicide

FORT PIERCE, FL (WFLX) -- An arrest has been made in the murder of a 77-year-old woman found dead in her home in early December.

Tommy Lee Edwards, 51, has been arrested and charged with murder. He was homeless at the time of the arrest.

Edwards is accused of killing Verdell Sloan in her home on December 8. The Fort Pierce police department said DNA as well as statements from Edwards led to the arrest.

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