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Police make arrest in murder outside Fayetteville Inn Keeper

Posted August 10, 2013

— Fayetteville police said Saturday that the suspect in a murder outside the Inn Keeper Hotel has surrendered.

Lonnie Edward Johnson Jr., 25, was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Benny Lamar Fields. Officers responding to the Inn Keeper Hotel, at 1720 Skibo Road, about 10:45 p.m. Monday found Fields  unconscious in the parking lot with gunshot wounds to the chest and back. He died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Police are still looking for a car, a gold Lincoln LS with license plate BCY-8895. 

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  • workingforthosethatwont Aug 12, 2013

    surprise surprise