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Man charged in connection with Fayetteville homicide

Posted October 29, 2016

Keyelle Luavee Hassell

— Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with a deadly shooting that occurred on Oct. 16.

Authorities said Keyelle Luavee Hassell, of the 5400 block of Wichita Drive, shot and killed 42-year-old Karlos Bembury at a home on Blayne Drive.

Hassell was charged with one count of first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony conspiracy and possession with the intent to sell and deliver cocaine and marijuana.

He is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Detective W. Lee with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-973-3638 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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