Burlington Police search for murder suspect

Tyrell Lee Yancey (Burlington Police Department)

Burlington Police are looking for a man in connection with a February murder.

Police have a warrant for Tyrell Lee Yancey, 24, who is charged with first-degree murder.

Yancey's whereabouts are unknown.

Yancey is wanted in connection with the Feb. 2 shooting death of Samuel Scoggins, 41, who was found lying on Sellars Street near Holt Street.

Another suspect in the crime has already been arrested.

Leobardo Angel Flores, 24, of Burlington was arrested Feb. 17 and charged with first-degree murder and accessory after the fact.

Flores is being held at the Alamance County Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Yancey or other information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3503 or Burlington/ Alamance County CrimeStoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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