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Arrest made in Durham teen's murder

Posted March 30, 2009

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— Durham police have arrested a second of the six suspects in the murder of Alejandro Emir Denis-Terron, 17, on Feb. 26.

Denis-Terron was standing in the yard at 119 Herbert St. when he was shot and killed, police said.

Police arrested Erick Calderon, 17, of 4001 Meriwether Drive, Apartment C-1, on March 17. On March 20,  Edgar Hernandez turned himself in.  Both men face charges of murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. 

Still wanted in the case are:

  • Carlos “Carlitos” Mendoza, 16, of Hoover Road and Belmont Street
  • Ricardo Cruz Perez, 20, of East Lavender Street
  • Rodrigo “Morro” Villegas, 19, of North Hoover Road
  • Jose Martin “Pepe” Luviano, 16, of Ruby Ridge Road and Ivy Street.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to call Durham Police Investigator Soucie at 919-560-4440, ext. 274, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • lovinlife2010 Mar 31, 2009

    Looks like a gang situation to me?!?!

  • whatusay Mar 31, 2009

    This will only get worse unless our leaders take a stand.