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Hoke sheriff: 16-year-old charged with Raeford murder

Posted June 15, 2016

Jordache Nebeh'yis Baldwin-Leach

— Hoke County authorities are looking for a teenager who is wanted for the murder of a 19-year-old in April.

Jordache Nebeh'yis Baldwin-Leach, 16, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office. Baldwin-Leach is accused of killing A'Shadontae Devorontez Baker during a robbery at Baker's Raeford home.

Authorities said Baldwin-Leach, who also goes by the nicknames Juice and El Chapo, spends time in the Wedgefield, Steeplechase and Summerfield East subdivisions and their surrounding areas.

Anyone with information about Baldwin-Leach should contact the Hoke County Sheriff's Office at 910-878-1212.


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