Mebane man wanted in Burlington murder turns himself in

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BURLINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 24-year-old Mebane man has turned himself in to Burlington Police in connection with a homicide investigation.

Burlington police detectives previously identified Tamile Ameer Cohn as a suspect in the Jan. 10 shooting death of Davon Darnell Smith.

Smith, 30, was found dead about 2:40 a.m. in the roadway on James Drive

Tamile Cohn
Burlington Police Department

On Friday morning, the Burlington Police Department and the Burlington Regional SWAT team executed a search warrant at Cohn's Mebane home, He was not there.

He turned himself in Monday afternoon.

Cohn was charged with first-degree murder and taken to the Alamance County Detention Center. He was held with no bond.

Anyone with additional information is asked to please contact the Burlington Police Department or Alamance County Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers could award up to $2,500 for any tip that leads to an arrest.