Another man arrested in 2009 Raleigh murder

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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Ivan McFarland
Ivan McFarland
Courtesy: Raleigh-Wake City-County Bureau of Identification

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- More charges were filed Thursday in connection with a 2009 Halloween murder in Raleigh.

A second suspect, Ivan McFarland, 41, has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with James Deberry's death.

Deberry, 32, was found shot on Shadetree Lane on the night of Oct. 31st. He was taken to WakeMed where he died.

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Shortly afterward, two suspects were charged with murder in Deberry's death.

However, a jury deadlocked when one of the suspects, James Courtney, 49, was tried, and a conviction was not obtained.

Investigative work has continued since the trial, and Courtney was re-arrested Tuesday evening and charged with murder in connection with Deberry's death.

Police have said the case remains under investigation.

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