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Durham police make arrest in death of man found dead in car

Posted December 30, 2016 11:13 a.m. EST

 Laron Malik McCrae

— Durham police on Thursday arrested Laron Malik McCrae, 20, of Durham, in connection with the death of Jamond Lee Alston, 22, who was found dead in a car Nov. 28.

Police said Alston crashed the car in the 3200 block of Rowena Avenue after he had been shot.

McCrae is charged with 13 counts of discharging a weapon into a moving vehicle, felony conspiracy, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a stolen firearm by a felon.

He was being held in the Durham County Jail under a $750,000 bond.