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Holly Springs Man Killed During Party; Suspect In Custody

Posted July 18, 2005 6:06 a.m. EDT

— The Wake County Sheriff's Office have arrested a suspect who they believe killed a Holly Springs man during a party near Apex Saturday night.

Deputies said they received a call about shots fired during a party on Arrowhead Drive, near Apex, at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

When authorities arrived to the house, they discovered the body of 33-year-old Larry Leach on the driveway.

A spokeswoman for the sheriff's office said Leach died at the scene.

Deputies have charged 22-year-old Maurice Andre DeLoatch with Leach's murder. He later turned himself in to authorities.