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Police find car of missing Fayetteville man in woods 2 weeks after shooting

Posted November 11, 2018 2:57 p.m. EST
Updated November 11, 2018 10:34 p.m. EST

— Officials have located a body inside a car belonging to Kendrick McArthur, 42, who disappeared late October after a shooting in Fayetteville.

According to police, McArthur was reported missing after a shooting on Oct. 28.

On Sunday, exactly two weeks after the shooting, family members located Arthur's car in the woods alongside Shaw Mill Road and Meharry Drive and contacted police. According to Fayetteville police spokesperson Jeremy Strickland, officials discovered the 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, which belonged to McArthur.

Family members were using a drone when they found the car, Strickland told WRAL News.

Authorities said a body was found inside the car, but an identity was not immediately available. The body will be taken to the Medical Examiner's Office for identification and to determine a cause of death, police said.

Days after McArthur went missing, Fayetteville police charged two men in connection with the shooting.

Victor Cameron, 56, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Victor Cameron, James Nixon, Fayetteville shooting

James Nixon, 54, was charged with accessory after the fact of assault and resisting, delaying and obstructing law enforcement.

Anybody with information about McArthur or his vehicle is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-489-3925 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.