Man turns himself in, confesses to killing girlfriend in Novi

Posted at 5:44 AM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-14 12:15:41-04

Police say the person of interest in the "suspicious death" of a woman at a Novi mobile home has turned himself in.

We're told Jay Allen Burnett turned himself in to the Michigan State Police post in Oak Park.

According to police, a 37-year-old woman was found dead inside the Novi Meadows mobile home park around 10:16 a.m. Monday.

Police say Burnett confessed to killing his girlfriend, identified as Jamie Le McManaman. 

The Oakland County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined her manner of death to be homicide by sharp force injuries with complications.