Hoke County deputies arrest man sought in Raeford homicide case

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Hoke County murder suspect arrested

RAEFORD, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Hoke County Sheriff's Office said Friday that it has arrested a man considered to be dangerous in a Raeford homicide case.

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John Brian Rockholt has been taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder, Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin said.

Rockholt was wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a man Thursday in the 400 block of Noble Drive.

John Rockholt
Hoke County Sheriff's Office

Authorities conducting surveillance found Rockholt at 4:39 a.m., Peterkin said.

The investigation continues and more charges may be coming, Peterkin said.

Anyone will information about this case is asked to call the Hoke County Sheriff's Office at (910) 875-5111.