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Suspect in local murder worked at a Bay City day care

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BAY CITY (WJRT) -

(11/18/11) - One of the suspects in the murder of a Bay City man worked at a day care and also has family connections to a prominent politician.

It was Thursday when three men were charged with killing 27-year-old Lonnie Houston, whose body was found in his mother's burned out car.

ABC12 learned one of the suspects, 20-year-old Stephen Ashley, looked after children at a day care center in Bay City for the last two years and that he is step-grandson by marriage of former State Senator Jim Barcia, who is been mentioned as a possible candidate for the U.S. Congressional seat held by the retiring Dale Kildee.

Barcia was not available for comment.

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