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Two of three suspects in doughnut shop slaying in custody

Posted July 28, 2009 6:02 p.m. EDT

— The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has two of three suspects in the shooting death of a doughnut shop worker in custody.

Patrick King, 18, turned himself in Tuesday morning, and deputies arrested Luis Marquez-Lopez, 19, on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

The third suspect, Angel Bonilla, 18, is still at large.

All three have been charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery.

Three masked men robbed Donut Connection, 104 S. Bragg Blvd., at about 4 a.m. Sunday and killed Ranesh Rai, 66, who worked in the store, authorities said.

Rai's sister, who was working with him, and a customer also were in the store at the time of the robbery. The three robbers escaped with an undetermined amount of cash, authorities said. 

Anyone with information about the Donut Connection robbery and shooting is asked to call the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500 or its anonymous TIPSLINE at 910-484-TIPS.