By: Associated Press
May 9, 2016
WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP — Authorities in south Georgia are investigating the killing of a former Miami-Dade County commissioner during what police describe as a domestic dispute.
Waycross Police Chief Tony Tanner said paramedics and firefighters forced open the door to a locked room at a home Saturday and found 68-year-old James “Jimmy” C. Burke with gunshot wounds.
Tanner said Burke’s wife — 58-year-old Sonia Burke — had called 911, saying her husband was having trouble breathing.
Tanner tells The Florida Times-Union reports that arriving police officers found the wife sitting on a couch, and she directed them to the locked room.
Tanner said she was arrested on a murder charge.
The Miami Herald reports that James Burke is former Miami-Dade County commissioner who was sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting bribes in the late 1990s.
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