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Fayetteville man charged with murder in father-in-law's death

Posted April 2
Updated April 3

— A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father-in-law, officials with the Fayetteville Police Department said Monday.

Police were investigating a shooting that killed Mark Lewis, 54, near the 5000 block of Cooper Street in Fayetteville on Sunday. Lewis was shot in the chest, police said.

Officials arrested 30-year-old David Adam Wildhagen at the scene shortly after the shooting. Wildhagen was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center, where he is currently being held without bond.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to call Detective Wooten with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-391-8630 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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