2 charged after body found in Harnett County backyard

HARNETT COUNTY, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Two men are under arrest in Harnett County after a body was found in a backyard early Thursday morning.

Around 12:30 a.m., deputies got a call about a disturbance/assault at a home at 2028 Bailey Road in Coats.

When they arrived, they found two men and the body of 39-year-old Marcus Lester Fisher of Dunn.

His body was sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office in Raleigh for an autopsy where it was confimred that Fisher died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Authorities arrested 33-year-old Robin Chalmers Brown of Lillington and 37-year-old Michael Todd Denning of 2028 Bailey Road.

They are facing conceal and failure to report a death charges.

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