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Fayetteville man charged in fatal stabbing

Posted February 2, 2011

— One man died and another was arrested early Wednesday after a fatal stabbing in Fayetteville, police said.

Officers responded to 5522 Bragg Blvd. at about 4:45 a.m. and found Wayne Washington, 45, of Fleishman Street, stabbed to death.

Robert Eugene Blue Jr., 38, of Grooms Street, was charged with first-degree murder in the case. He was being held without bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center.

Investigators said the two men were involved in and altercation that led to the stabbing.


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  • exxe75 Feb 2, 2011

    This is common for Fayetteville. There's a lot more violence in this town than you would know. Only a little bit makes the WRAL and WTVD news pages. It's just a rough town to live in.

  • devilblue Feb 2, 2011

    On WTVD's site there is a picture of the "man" that stabbed the other man and he looks like a drag queen

  • Kimbby Feb 2, 2011

    What is going on in Fayetteville lately?! There's been some kind of shooting/stabbing/death everyday for quite some time now!