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November 2, 2012
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Wearing a “suicide prevention suit,” John D. White is arraigned in the Isabella County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 in Mount Pleasant, Mich. John D. White, a 55-year-old ex-convict has confessed to beating and strangling a 24-year-old neighbor as part of a sexual fantasy, hiding her naked body and then returning to her central Michigan trailer home and helping her 3-year-old son get costumed for Halloween, authorities said Thursday.

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A State Police officer gathers photographic evidence in a wooded area at the corner of Pickard and Coldwater just west of Mt. Pleasant, Mich. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 where a female body was found. John D. White, a 55-year-old ex-convict has confessed to beating and strangling a 24-year-old neighbor as part of a sexual fantasy, hiding her naked body and then returning to her central Michigan trailer home and helping her 3-year-old son get costumed for Halloween, authorities said Thursday.

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Investigators walk down a closed section of Coldwater Road near Pickard just west of Mount Pleasant, Mich. on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012. John D. White, a 55-year-old ex-convict has confessed to beating and strangling a 24-year-old neighbor as part of a sexual fantasy, hiding her naked body and then returning to her central Michigan trailer home and helping her 3-year-old son get costumed for Halloween, authorities said Thursday.

Lisa Yanick-jonaitis photo

Police stand near a wooded area on the corner of Pickard and Coldwater west of Mount Pleasant, Mich. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 where a female body was found. John D. White, a 55-year-old ex-convict has confessed to beating and strangling a 24-year-old neighbor as part of a sexual fantasy, hiding her naked body and then returning to her central Michigan trailer home and helping her 3-year-old son get costumed for Halloween, authorities said Thursday.