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Man arrested in the death of professional poker player Susie Zhao

by Roxanne Callahan (2020-08-29)


A 60-year-old Michigan man was arrested on Friday in the death of professional poker player Susie Zhao, 33 (pictured)

A 60-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of professional poker player Susie Zhao, police say.

The 33-year-old's body was found badly burned at Pontiac Lake State Recreation in Michigan area on July 13.

Zhao was described as a 'national talent' on the competitive poker circuit, where she was known as 'Susie Q.' 

She would easily take home prizes of tens of thousands of dollars and is believed to have won $224,671 over the course of her career. 

The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, was pulled over on a warrant and pkv game taken into custody by officers from White Lake Township at 9am on Friday, reported the.   

Zhao had lived in between Los Angeles and Las Vegas but friends told