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Fayetteville Man Charged With First-Degree Murder, Arson

Posted November 17, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— Fayetteville police arrested a man on Wednesday for his role in a fatal fire.

George Carroll is charged with 1st-degree murder and arson.

Investigators report the suspect stabbed his live-in girlfriend, 39-year-old Debra Whitted with a machete, then torched her trailer at the Sapona Mobile Home Park.