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Fayetteville woman charged with murder in death of 74-year-old man

Posted August 10
Updated August 11

— A 38-year-old woman has been charged with murder in connection with an overnight shooting at a Fayetteville home.

On Thursday around 1 a.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a home along the 2000 block of Rosehill Road. At the scene, they found Marston Collins, 74.

Marston Collins

Cynthia Evette Anderson, 38, was charged with first-degree murder and was being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond.

Authorities said Anderson and Collins both lived in the home where the shooting took place.

Police have located Collins' family members, but they are still asking anybody with information to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-723-4650 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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  • Wayne R. Douglas Aug 11, 8:05 a.m.
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    No surprise here either.