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Suspect In 2001 Slaying Surrenders To Durham Police

Posted March 27, 2006 6:49 a.m. EST

— Durham authorities found a murder suspect they were looking for.

Thomas Kithcart Jr. is wanted in connection with a 2001 homicide on Ridgeway Avenue.

Police say the victim, 51-year-old Willie Johnson, was beaten and possibly robbed.

Investigators charged Kithcart after people with information about the case came forward earlier this year. He turned himself in to police.