Man charged in Henderson murder

Joseph F. Parham Jr (image courtesy Vance County Sheriff's Office)

The Henderson Police Department says it has made an arrest in a murder.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Thursday in the 400 Block of Merriman Street.

Forty-year-old Jason Lamont Gill was found shot to death at the scene.

Now, detectives have charged 26-year-old Joseph F. Parham Jr with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He's being held without bond in the Vance County jail.

Police say they're still looking for more information in the case. Call Detective A. Simmons, at (252) 430-4234 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 492-1925. Callers may remain anonymous.

The Henderson Police Department said it is grateful for the support and information received from the public on the case.


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