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* Barton Williams was Arrested on Suspicion of Fatally Burning His Wife in San Jose

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San Jose police have arrested a man suspected of fatally burning his wife Monday night. Police and fire personnel were conducting a welfare check at around 11:45 p.m. Monday in the first block of South Second Street when they encountered Patricia Storey, 64, on the ground suffering from severe burns, police said.

Storey was taken to a hospital where she died on Tuesday, police said. During their investigation homicide detectives determined that the woman’s husband was a suspect, police said. Police arrested Barton Williams, 49, in St. James Park on Wednesday, police said. Williams, a transient, was booked on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

The homicide is the city’s ninth so far this year.

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