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Clifton Springs man charged with murder: Victim stabbed several times

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Rochester police say a Clifton Springs man has been arrested as the lead suspect in a homicide that happened Sunday night.

The murder happened on Sunday in front of Pinnacle Place apartments. The victim, identified as Myron Fair, 53, of Rochester, suffered stab wounds to the chest and was rushed to the hospital.


He was apparently inside a vehicle with the suspect, Mark Burdick, 54, of Clifton Springs, who was the driver. The two got into an argument, and Burdick stabbed Fair in the chest multiple times.

Fair was pronounced dead at the hospital. The two were said to be acquaintances. Burdick has been charged with second-degree murder and was arraigned in Rochester City Court.

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