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Paroled Murderer Facing Drug Charges

Posted April 20, 2008 6:54 p.m. EDT
Updated April 21, 2008 12:20 p.m. EDT

— A convicted murderer is back in jail facing drug and gun charges.

Lenn Spivey, 47, was on parole for a 1979 second-degree murder conviction. He was sentenced to no less than 45 years in prison, but was paroled last year.

Wake County sheriff's deputies arrested Spivey on Sunday.

Spivey was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of cocaine and marijuana with the intent to distribute.