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Opa-Locka Man Charged Years After Unsolved Murder Case

Miami-Dade Police made a major break in the case of a 23-year-old man gunned down near a supermarket in 2013. Officers arrested Otis Burns II Wednesday at an apartment in Opa-Locka Wednesday night, four years after the murder of Danny Fundora.

Burns provided a post-Miranda statement detailing his involvement in the shooting death of Fundora, according to detectives. An NBC 6 report on the case back in May helped solve the murder. 

The 23-year-old was killed in February 2013 after walking out of a supermarket on Northwest 139th Street and 27th avenue. Fundora was shot multiple times and died on scene. His cousin Alex was also shot, but survived.

"There's no time to say goodbye. He was just stolen. Somebody took the liberty of just taking a life," said Elizabeth Fundora, Danny's mother.

Detective David Denmark had been actively working this case for four years. He says an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers directly led to Burns' arrest.

Miami-Dade Corrections
Ottis Burns was arrested in connection to the murder of Danny Fundora.
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