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Person County makes arrest, charges murder in man's 2013 disappearance

Posted November 8, 2017 5:16 p.m. EST
Updated November 8, 2017 5:19 p.m. EST

Scott Gerard Sykora

— The Person County Sheriff's Office on Monday charged a man with murder in the death of Gerald Pollard, who has been missing since 2013.

Sheriff Dewey Jones said a tip from a confidential informant led deputies to Scott Gerard Sykora.

Although Pollard's body has never been found, Sykora faces first-degree charges of murder and kidnapping.