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Woman found dead at Novi home; boyfriend turns himself in

Man called person of interest in connection to girlfriend's death

A police investigation was underway Aug. 13, 2018 at the Novi Meadows mobile home park in Novi. (WDIV)
A police investigation was underway Aug. 13, 2018 at the Novi Meadows mobile home park in Novi. (WDIV)

NOVI, Mich. – A man considered a person of interest in his girlfriend's death has turned himself in to Novi police. 

Novi police were searching for 34-year-old Jay Allen Burnett on Monday after his girlfriend was found dead when police were conducting a welfare check at a home in the 26000 block of Indiana Avenue, which is in the Novi Meadows mobile home neighborhood. 

UPDATE: Novi police: Man confessed to killing girlfriend

The 37-year-old woman was found dead about 10:16 a.m. on the floor of the home. A cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office. 

Police said this appears to be a domestic case and there is "no threat to the public." 

A police investigation was underway Aug. 13, 2018 at the Novi Meadows mobile home park in Novi. (WDIV)
A police investigation was underway Aug. 13, 2018 at the Novi Meadows mobile home park in Novi. (WDIV)

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