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Arrest made in weekend Fayetteville homicide

Posted June 10, 2015

— Investigators have arrested a 23-year-old in connection with a fatal shooting at an early Sunday morning house party.

Demario Deshawn Eastmon, of the 3500 block of Worley Street, is charged with first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon. He remained in the Cumberland County jail Wednesday under no bond.

Gunfire erupted in front of a home on the 6000 block of Wagon Wheel Court. Leandre Jamarcus Laguerre, 25, was killed. Clevaun Breece, 21, and Kenneth Burch, 24, were taken by private vehicle to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call detectives at 910-303-9751 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • Joel Rado Jun 11, 2015
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    There is a very serious issue with dysfunctional families in our country. Many of these young men grow up without a father to guide them to do the right thing. The families are being run by single mothers and it becomes an overwhelming task to raise their progeny.

  • Chris Phillips Jun 11, 2015
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    Now his life is over because he had too much to drink. Someone made him mad so he shot him. These kids need to be taught self control and being a bigger man is walking away because it's not worth it.