Michael Norton found dead in apartment near ‘Orange Dinosaur’ landmark

By | December 15, 2021

Michael Norton Death – Cause of Death – Michael Norton, 26, was found dead in a North Shore apartment home located near the iconic “Orange Dinosaur” overlooking Route 1. The Essex District Attorney’s Office said the victim was killed in his apartment at 44 Collins Ave. in Saugus. The address corresponds to the Essex Landing apartment complex. The dead body of Norton was found by authorities on Sunday, 12th of December 2021.

Authorities said they apprehended a man after a brief pursuit that ended with a black Dodge Charger crashing on the front lawn of a home along Gilway Street in Saugus. It is believed that the man is connected to the homicide. News outlets reported that the suspect was seen being loaded into the back of a police SUV on Gilway Street.

Officials have not identified the susupect who was arrested or specified how he was connected to the homicide investigation. Investigations are ongoing.