Teen charged in 2012 Henderson murder

HENDERSON, N.C.

Corey Cheek Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jerry Olandes Wright.

Wright was killed Feb. 24, 2012 at the Beacon Light Masonic Lodge on West Andrews Avenue.

In addition to the murder charge, Cheek is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, pattern of gang activity, felony riot, and discharging a firearm in the city. He is currently being held without bond.

Police said other arrests are imminent.

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