Edgewater police arrest man for allegedly suffocating 70-year-old

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -  Police in Orange County arrested a man Friday in connection with a Monday suffocation of a 70-year-old man.

Edgewater police arrested 34-year-old Brian McLane Friday and charged him with first-degree murder in the death of Richard Carton, 70.

Police said the two were roommates.

Police said McLane confessed to suffocating Carton at a home on Ridgewood Avenue in Edgewater.