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2 men charged in death of recent high school graduate

Police in North Carolina have arrested two men and charged them in the death of a recent high school graduate

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two men and charged them in the death of a recent high school graduate.

News sources report Raleigh police announced on Wednesday that 18-year-old Elijah Ugochukwu Umelo has been charged with murder in the death of Desmond Myles Jenkins,

On Tuesday, police arrested 44-year-old Roland Lacure and charged him in connection with Jenkins’ death.

According to police, Jenkins was found with multiple gunshot wounds on a street on the city’s north side on Aug. 10. He died shortly after he was taken to the hospital

The 18-year-old Jenkins was a graduate of Sanderson High School and had intended to play basketball at a community college.

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