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Arrest Made in Connection with Fayetteville Case

Posted May 28, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— May 29, 1996 - 1:19 p.m. EDT

Police may be closer to solving the mysterious death of a Fort Bragg soldier in January.

Fayetteville police say 16-year-old Marcus Cannon is under arrest and will be charged as an adult. He faces first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, and arson charges in connection with the death of Specialist Robert Jones.

Jones was found dead in his burning car off Morganton Road in January.

Four other suspects are already in custody and police say they are searching for a fifth suspect