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Man charged with murder of 85-year-old Lumberton man

Posted July 21, 2018 4:27 p.m. EDT

— A man was charged Friday with murder in connection with the suspicious death of an 85-year-old Lumberton man.

Authorities said Rufus Revels was found dead at a home at 3155 Bakersfield Drive at about 2 p.m. on July 7.

William James Moore, 44, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and common law robbery in connection with the case.

Moore was being held without bond at the Robeson County Jail.

Authorities said Revels’ body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy to determine cause of death following the incident, but details about how he died have not been released.