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Henderson police seek murder suspect

Henderson police charged Shamon Champion, 22, of 517 Hatch St., with first-degree murder Wednesday. Champion is wanted in the death of Robert Newsome, 30, of 715 Highland Ave.

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Shamon Champion
HENDERSON, N.C. — Henderson police charged Shamon Champion, 22, of 517 Hatch St., with first-degree murder on Wednesday. Champion is wanted in the death of Robert Newsome, 30, of 715 Highland Ave.

Police found Newsome dead just after midnight on Aug. 23. A cause of death was not released.

Anyone with information Champion’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at 919-438-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 919-492-1925. All information will be kept confidential.

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