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Third Arrest Made In Fayetteville Double-Murder Case

Posted September 9, 2001 5:07 a.m. EDT

— A third person has been arrested in the double-murder of two recent Fayetteville high school graduates.

Police have charged 18-year-old Jerome Cornelius Branch with two counts of first degree murder, armed robbery and conspiracy, in the shooting deaths of Eric Carpenter and Kelsea Helton last month.

Two other teens have already been arrested for the double murder.