Arrests made in Granville County murder


Granville County deputies arrested 24-year-old Rodriguez Thomas, 18 year-old Larissa Comer, 19 year-old Rodricka Rivers, and 18 year-old Tonielle Curtis Saturday.

Musleh Mohamed Quayed, 49, was gunned down just before 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Market in the 4100 block of U.S. Highway 15 in Oxford.

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The father of three was affectionately known by his customers as "Mike."

"He was out here trying to serve the public," said Quayed's friend, Michael Ellington. "[He was] a hardworking fellow, worked a lot of hours."

Investigators say there was a 10 to 15 minute window where a gunman came in, shot Quayed, and broke into the cash register.

A customer found him dead, lying on the floor with a single gunshot wound.

This same convenience store was hit several years ago. The owner at that time was also gunned down.

Police charged Thomas with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is being held without bond. The three women are also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and they face accessory charges. They are all being held on $150,000 bond.

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