Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:22:18 GMT — Burlington police say a man questioned in the death of his mother-in-law is dead. Police say the body of Lathern Painter Jr., was found inside a building in West Branch on Tuesday. Authorities had questioned Painter about the death of Susan Overton after learning Painter and his wife, Tiffany, owned the home where Overton was found. Overton's grandson found her body last Friday. Overton's death is under investigation as a homicide. Painter was reported missing by relatives on Monday. A cause of death has not been released. An autopsy is pending.
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