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Authorities Arrest Man For Johnston Slaying

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Christopher Moore
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — Johnston County deputies arrested a man in connection with a homicide.

Authorities say 18-year-old Julius Anthony Lee was shot at the Days Inn on Honeycutt Street in Benson around 7 p.m. Sunday. He later died at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital.

About 1:30 a.m. Monday, police arrested 20-year-old Christopher Blake Moore of Benson. He is being held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder.

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