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Murder suspect captured in Fayetteville

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Willie Leevon George Jr.

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BY AMELIA HARPER
Staff Writer

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Rocky Mount Police Department’s Homicide Unit collaborated with the U.S. Marshals Task Force to make an arrest Saturday in connection with a recent Rocky Mount homicide.

Willie Leevon George Jr., 30, was found and arrested in Fayetteville. George was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 26-year-old Jameine Raquan Nicholson, better known as “Jamie” to his family and friends.

Rocky Mount police responded on Aug. 22 to the 2000 block of Nancys Circle in answer to a report of shots fired. They arrived to find that Nicholson had been shot. He later died of his wounds.

Anyone with further information about this incident should contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411, Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or Text-A-Tip (Text RMPOL) and your message to CRIMES (274637). All texts remain anonymous.

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