Man Accused of Stealing More Than a Million from Groton Estate

A 69-year-old Groton man is accused of stealing $1.2 million from an estate. 

Police said they started investigating suspicious activity associated with an estate at the request of the Groton Probate Court and determined that more than $1.2 million was taken from it. 

Police arrested 68-year-old David Burrell, of Groton, last week, on July 20 and has been charged with first-degree larceny. Police said he was in charge of the state.

Burrell was released after posting $50,000 and he is scheduled to appear in court in New London on Aug. 1.

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