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5th Person Arrested in Weekend Homicide in Raleigh

Posted January 9, 2008

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— Raleigh police have charged Ricardo De Jesus Torres Serpas, 25, with murder in connection with the death of Felipe Montalvo-Montalvo.

Police found the body of Montalvo-Montalvo, 32, about 10:30 a.m. Sunday along the street in the 4200 block of Bland Street.

Arturo Compuzano Gonzalez, 19; Miguel Carmona Mayo, 20; Juan Asael Moveda-Aleman, 16; and Hector David Rodriguez, 16, are also charged in connection with Montalvo-Montalvo's death.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team took Serpas into custody without incident in Charlotte on Wednesday.

Serpas was returned to Raleigh and taken to the Wake County Jail.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation should contact the Raleigh Police Department’s Detective Division at 919-890-3555 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME.