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Final suspects arrested in November Durham homicide

Posted December 31, 2015
Updated January 7

Jonathan McLendon, left, Tyquan Nelson and Rashad Neal
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— Durham police have arrested a two more men in connection with the November shooting death of 53-year-old Paul Jones.

Authorities said that Rashad Neal, 21, was arrested Thursday at the Budget Inn at Kenbridge, Virginia. He was charged with first-degree murder and felony conspiracy.

The final suspect, Jonathan Mclendon, 19, or Durham surrendered to teh Durham County Jail Thursday night. He was also wanted on charges of first-degree murder and felony conspiracy

On Nov. 16, officers were dispatched to a call about a man lying in the street in the 1200 block of Scout Drive. The officers found Jones dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Tyquan Nelson, 18, of Durham was arrested Sunday morning and charged with first-degree murder and felony conspiracy in connection to the death of Paul Jones.

On Nov. 16, officers were dispatched to a call about a man lying in the street in the 1200 block of Scout Drive. The officers found Jones dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Corinthian Eddie Bowens, 16, was arrested and charged with count of murder on Thursday, according to a news release from the Durham Police Department.

Bowens was placed in Durham County jail without bond.

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  • Justin Case Jan 7, 2016
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    But da din do nuffins !

  • Roscoe P Coltrane Jan 3, 2016
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    Awesome. More folks that we will be supporting for the next 60 years or so.

  • Justin Case Jan 3, 2016
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    What fine specimens of sub-humans :-)

  • Roger Chance Dec 31, 2015
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    Yes, Justin. Since this weapon was legally purchased, and registered, I'm sure, we need to crack down on CC permit holders. I'll be in Durham and legally armed in the coming week. BUT, not at night or in the eastern part of town.