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Fayetteville murder suspect sought

Kenneth Michael Burch, 20, is accused in the death of Ernest Demetrus Rogers, 36, at 227 Old Shaw Road last October.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville police are searching for a man wanted in the Oct. 21. shooting death of a man in a house along Old Shaw Road. 

Kenneth Michael Burch, 20, is accused of first-degree murder in the death of Ernest Demetrus Rogers, 36. Police said that someone fired shots into a house, fatally shooting Rogers in the head.

Burch's last known address was 4407 Garnett St. in Fayetteville.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

Burch was convicted of conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in 2009 and served two months in jail, according to state Department of Correction records. He also has a misdemeanor drug conviction from 2008.


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