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Second Arrest Made In Fayetteville Double Murder

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FAYETTEVILLE — A second teenager has been arrested in last week's double murder of a young Fayetteville couple.

Police arrested Joshua Ballard, 17, for the murders of Eric Carpenter and Kelsea Helton, both 19.

The couple, who were recent high school graduates, were found shot to death in their Lake in the Pines apartment on August 8.

James Kelliher, 17, was arrested last week in connection with the murders. Police blame the crime on drugs and robbery.

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