MPD names suspect in Butler Street homicide

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)---Police have named a suspect in connection to the death of a Madison man.

Chief Koval said Thursday afternoon that 23-year-old Darrick E. Anderson will be charged with first degree intentional homicide in connection with the death of 46-year-old Andrew Nesbitt. An autopsy confirmed that Nesbitt’s death was a result of sharp force injuries.

Nesbitt was found dead in his apartment at 27 N. Butler Street around 4:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon.

Chief Koval said a camera showed Nesbitt and Anderson encountered each other on the street several blocks away from Nesbitt's apartment.

Anderson was taken into custody on Tuesday on charges unrelated to the homicide. He was arrested for retail theft in the afternoon outside East Towne Mall. He was considered a person of interest in the homicide investigation at that time.

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