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Man charged after person found dead in Fayetteville

Posted September 12, 2019 4:17 a.m. EDT
Updated September 14, 2019 11:59 a.m. EDT

Raekwon Lamaar Ravi Boykin

— A 24-year-old man was arrested after Fayetteville police say he fatally shot a man.

Raekwon Lamaar Ravi Boykin was charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police said Markel Lee Gerald, 26, of Fayetteville, was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds around 3 a.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Davis Street.

Boykin was held in the Cumberland County jail without bond.

Anyone with information can contact the Fayetteville Police Department or Fayetteville/Cumberland County CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).