Dead white man found at Aurora's Crestwood Suites (No. 26): East Baltic Circle burglary link?

Update: The victim of a Friday homicide at Aurora's Crestwood Suites has been identified as Michael Pinkus, 51. He owned a residence that was burglarized on East Baltic Circle -- the crime that led police to discovery his body. Also ID'd is a man accused of taking part in the burglary, the presumed kidnapping of Pinkus, and his murder: Steven Wayne Bassett, 27.
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