Former Fort Bragg soldier arrested in Texas on murder charge dating back to 2010 NC investigation

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Thursday, February 9, 2023
Former Fort Bragg soldier accused of 2010 murder
Fayetteville police said forensic evidence collected in 2010 helped identify former Ft. Bragg soldier Joshua Richardson as the suspected killer.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A former Fort Bragg soldier has been arrested in Texas and charged with killing a Fayetteville man back in 2010.

Joshua Aaron Richardson, 41, is now behind bars in Houston, Texas, awaiting extradition on first-degree murder charges. Investigators said while he was stationed at Fort Bragg he stabbed Terrance Omar Plummer Jr. multiple times inside a home on Rhew Street.

The murder took place on May 31, 2010, but no arrests were made until now.

Fayetteville Police Department said forensic evidence collected at the home in 2010 helped identify Richardson as the suspected killer.

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