70-year-old man arrested for 1971 Raleigh murder
Posted July 18, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police said Friday they have charged a suspect in the 1971 shooting death of a cab driver.
Officers went to 100 E. Bragg St. about 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 22, 1971, and found Ralph Smith, 51, lying dead outside of his cab.
Homicide detectives continued to look into the case over the years and said they developed enough evidence to arrest Sinatra Dunn, 70, of Carrboro.
Dunn was taken into custody Friday.
Police did not provide more details about the case or say what led to Dunn’s arrest.