Authorities announce charges in case of slain Sgt. Collin Rose

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This undated photo provided by Wayne State University shows university police officer Collin Rose, who was shot in the head while on patrol near a university campus in Detroit on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. (MJ Murawka/Wayne State University via AP)

DETROIT, Mich. (WOOD/AP) — Authorities have charged a 60-year-old man with first-degree murder in the the deadly shooting of Kalamazoo County native Sgt. Collin Rose.

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Raymond Durham was accused Thursday of shooting the Wayne State officer in the head on Nov. 22 as Rose was investigating possible thefts of navigation systems from cars. Rose, 29, died the next day.

Police officers comfort each other outside Ford Field as they pay their respects to fallen Wayne State University Police K-9 Officer Collin Rose, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Detroit. (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP)

Durham was arrested in connection to the shootings of two Detroit police officers

In March, police said Durham’s DNA matched DNA found at the scene where Rose was shot.

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Dash camera showing the person of interest in the shooting of two Detroit police officers, identified as Raymond Durham. (Courtesy Michigan State Police – March 15, 2017)

Durham’s attorney has said her client “appears to be somewhat delusional.”

Rose, a five-year veteran of the university’s police force, was the first Wayne State officer to be killed in the line of duty.

The Ferris State University alumnus, graduated from Gull Lake High School in 2006. Rose took his first job in law enforcement as an officer in the Kalamazoo County village of Richland.

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