Man arrested for allegedly stabbing brother

Claude Smith (Fayetteville Police Department)

August 27, 2013 10:30:21 AM PDT
A suspect was taken into custody in connection with a fatal stabbing in Fayetteville Monday night.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m., when police were called to the 300 block of Rhew Street, near Bragg Boulevard and Skibo Road, about an altercation.

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When officers arrived, they found 49-year-old Todd Eugene Smith dead inside the home.

Authorities arrested Smith's brother, 52-year-old Claude Edward Smith, who also lived at the home, and charged him with second-degree murder. Officials have not said what prompted the argument.

Claude Smith is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $250,000 secured bond.

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