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Suspect wanted in connection to murder of 87-year-old southern Dallas woman turns himself in, police say

Anita Daniels Thompson was found dead Tuesday evening in the 4100 block of Fortune Lane, near South Marsalis Avenue and East Overton Road, according to police.
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DALLAS — Updated 6 p.m. Sunday, July 11 with news about the suspect turning himself in.

The suspect wanted in connection to the murder of an 87-year-old woman turned himself in Sunday, Dallas police said. 

Earlier, Dallas police said 58-year-old Andre Stefan Buggs was wanted for the murder of Anita Daniels Thompson. 

Sunday, police said Buggs turned himself in and was taken to the Homicide Unit, where detectives interviewed him. Buggs invoked his right to an attorney and was taken to the Dallas County jail on a murder charge, police said. A Dallas County magistrate will set his bond amount, police said.

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Thompson was found dead around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at a home in the 4100 block of Fortune Lane, near South Marsalis Avenue and East Overton Road, according to police. 

Police said officers at the scene determined that Thompson died "from homicidal violence."