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Lee County Officials Arrest Suspect In New Year's Day Murder

Posted January 15, 2003 3:38 a.m. EST

— Lee County investigators said they have made an arrest in a New Year's Day murder.

Samuel Hart, 24, is charged with murdering 26-year-old Jamie Lockamy Smith.

Investigators said Smith was shot to death while smoking a cigarette on her porch. Smith was the daughter-in-law of a Sanford police officer.

Hart is scheduled to make a court appearance Jan. 22.