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Four indicted in death of Raleigh cab driver

Posted January 27, 2009 1:27 p.m. EST
Updated January 27, 2009 4:17 p.m. EST

— A Wake County grand jury has indicted four men in the murder of a 59-year-old Raleigh cab driver.

Michael Howard Palmer, who drove for AAA Cabs, was killed the night of Dec. 15 during what police said was a robbery attempt at Quail Ridge Apartments on Falls of Neuse Road.

On Tuesday, the grand jury indicted Alexander Hakeen Gonzales, 19, of 3020-9 Spanish Court; Eugene Dumas, 19, of 211 Shelden Drive; Jayshon Najee Norment, 19, of 925-C Heathridge Court; and Xavia Monqual Barnes, 17, of 3020-9 Spanish Court.