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Detectives search for murder suspect

March 31, 2009 5:25:53 AM PDT
Cumberland County detectives are searching for the person who shot and killed a Hope Mills man.They say 25-year old Matthew Scott of 5813 Ajax Drive was shot and killed shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning.

A woman inside the home at the time told investigators she heard a struggle and then a loud popping noise. Scott was airlifted to Chapel Hill where he later died.

Detectives say they're searching for a heavy set black male with dreadlocks. Anyone who may have information about this person is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500.


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