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Byron Burse

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Williams says city safe as police arrest intruder

In the wake of the latest arrest for a San Marcos home invasion, San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams said a recent wave of headline violence does not characterize the frequency of violent crime within the city limits.

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Updated: Two dead in San Marcos shooting

San Marcos police say they don't anticipate filing charges against a Chestnut Street resident whose gun shots killed two Luling teenagers in a bungled home invasion early Friday morning. Police have charged a third Luling teen with...

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

San Marcos police arrest two in homicide

San Marcos police arrested two men Wednesday evening and charged them with murder in connection with the city's first homicide since January 2008.

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

San Marcos police arrest two in murder

San Marcos police have charged two men with murder in the death of Byron Burse who was shot early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

SMPD investigates homicide

San Marcos police are investigating the shooting death of a 30-year-old San Marcos man early Wednesday morning. It's the first homicide in San Marcos since January 2008.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Police investigate homicide at eastside apartment complex

Byron Burse, 30, was shot at Kelsea Place Apartments just after midnight following an earlier altercation.