Man admits to killing man found near Wolf River - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man admits to killing man found near Wolf River

Michael Walton (Source: Memphis Police Department) Michael Walton (Source: Memphis Police Department)
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

One man is behind bars, accused of killing a man and leaving his body under a bridge.

Memphis Police Department arrested Michael Walton, 37, and charged him with first-degree murder.

Investigators said Walton turned himself in and admitted that he killed Paxton Halliburton in the Wolf River area near James and Highland roads.

Walton said he and Halliburton got into an argument that turned physical. That is when he pulled out a knife and stabbed Halliburton multiple times.

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