Man faces charges in slaying around bonfire


Michael Poole, age 52 of Port Huron, was arriagned today. He is charged with the murder of David Long.

Poole was arrested at his home on the 1100 block of 10th Street without incident.

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A 52-year-old man faces murder charges in the slaying of a 26-year-old man whose throat was slit as they gathered around a bonfire in Port Huron.

The suspect was expected to be arraigned Sunday.

David Long, of Port Huron, died at an area hospital.

Police say the men were part of a small group at the bonfire Friday night and that the two had been arguing throughout the day.

The suspect fled after Long was attacked. He later was arrested at his home in Port Huron, northeast of Detroit.

Tammy Jewor said that her son was "going to the store ... and he never came back."