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Tip leads to arrest in weekend Fayetteville homicide

Posted June 21

Matthew Laurence White

— A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Wednesday of a suspect in a weekend shooting death in Fayetteville, police said.

Matthew Laurence White, 39, was arrested near Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was being held without bond in the Cumberland County jail.

Shalice Sutton was found shot to death in a home in the 500 block of Lamon Street early Sunday, police said.

No other details about the shooting have been released.

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