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Arrest Made in Murder of Woman, Son in Burlington

An arrest has been made in the shooting deaths of a Burlington mother and her young son.

On Thursday morning, Joshua Ward was arrested after a traffic stop in Cincinnati.

Ward, 48, is charged with two counts of murder for the March slayings of Kelli Kramer, and her son, Aiden Kramer, 9. They were found shot to death in a Burlington apartment, with wounds to their heads and torsos.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant on Wednesday. The investigation revealed that Ward and Kelli Kramer were in a relationship from December 2016 to May 2017.

Ward is being held in the Hamilton County, Oh. Jail awaiting extradition to Kentucky.

-Staff report

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