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Arrest Made in Harnett County Murder

Posted October 7, 2007 3:01 p.m. EDT
Updated October 7, 2007 7:21 p.m. EDT

— The Harnett County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection with the murder of a Dunn man.

Tony McKoy, Jr. was taken into custody Sunday.

The body of Tyrone Devon Turrintin, 25, was found in the yard of a Dunn home at 184 Mixon Road on Thursday, Sept. 20.

McKoy, 24, has been charged with first degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is being held at the Harnett County Detention Center with no bond.

McKoy will have his first court appearance on Oct. 8.