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Police: Man shot ex-wife's new husband

Posted June 25, 2009 6:41 a.m. EDT
Updated June 25, 2009 3:05 p.m. EDT

— Police arrested a Durham man Thursday in the death of his ex-wife's husband.

Randy Tyson Bledsoe, 51, of 2402 Redwood Road, was charged with murder and was being held without bond in the Durham County Jail.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting at 606 W. Markham Ave. shortly after 5 a.m. found Edward William Riddle, 44, dead in the basement of the residence, police said.

Investigators said Bledsoe kicked in a door at the residence and fatally shot Riddle, who was married to Bledsoe's ex-wife.