Raleigh Police make arrest in cabbie's 2016 murder

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Raleigh Police Department homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the November murder of a cab driver.

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Tyron Diontae Cooper, 30, has been charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and other charges in the Nov. 8, 2016, murder of Nwabu Cyril Efobi.

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The incident happened in 400 block of Hill Street.

Officers found Efobi, 56, with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nwabu Cyril Efobi

Credit: Raleigh Police Department

Cooper was arrested on La Salle Street in Raleigh.
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