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Dunn man charged with murder in stepfather's death

Posted January 12, 2009 6:19 a.m. EST
Updated January 12, 2009 3:32 p.m. EST

— Dunn police arrested a 17-year-old man Sunday night and charged him with murdering his stepfather.

Logan Matthew Suter is accused of shooting Edward Lancaster, 33, at their house at 112-A Fairfield Circle around 8:30 p.m.

Emergency crews took Lancaster to Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police charged Logan Suter with second-degree murder and held him at the Harnett County Law Enforcement Center under a $150,000 secured bond.

His first court appearance was scheduled for Monday in Harnett County District Court in Lillington.