Henderson man charged with murder of man found in Franklin County field

FRANKLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Franklin County detectives charged a Henderson man with the murder of a man found in a field earlier this week off Highway 401 North.

On Friday, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office reported authorities arrested James Marshall Small, Jr.

Small is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing Eddie Ronald Davis, Jr.

Davis had been reported missing by Vance County authorities since early October.

Officials said Small is being held without bond at Central Prison. His next court date is scheduled for Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Woody with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at (919) 340-4369 or the Vance County Sheriff's Office at (252) 738-2200.

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