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Siler City man charged in June shooting death

Posted July 11

Xavier Pierre Walker

— Chatham County sheriff's investigators said Friday that they have arrested a suspect in connection with a death last month at a home outside Siler City.

Demetrius Elliot Headen, 38, of Siler City, was fatally shot just before 3 a.m. June 1 at 1636 Siler City Snow Camp Road.

Xavier Pierre Walker, 42 of 1818 N. Chatham Ave., Siler City, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Authorities said Walker had been in jail since early June on a felony charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

They have not said how he might have known Headen nor have they provided any details about a possible motive for the crime.

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