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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:06/14/2019 12:24 PM

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE    

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487 

Date: June 14, 2019        

 

 

Update to Homicide Investigation

 

(Fayetteville, NC) – Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit have identified the victim of the homicide that occurred along the 200 block of Cumberland Street on Friday, June 14, 2019.

 

The victim has been identified as Linwood D. Johnson Jr. (B/M, 23 years of age), of the 900 block of Stewarts Creek Drive in Fayetteville.

 

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are actively investigating the homicide and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

 

The Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers Program is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information submitted to Crimestoppers that results in an arrest.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide of Linwood D. Johnson Jr. is asked to contact Detective J. Littlejohn at (910) 818-3468 or Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Release: IMMEDIATE     Contact: Lt.G.Womble, Public Information Officer

Date: June 14, 2019         Phone: (910) 916-2764

 

 

Death Investigation

 

(Fayetteville, NC) – On Friday, June 14, 2019, at approximately 1:28 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the 200 block of Cumberland Street in reference to a business alarm. When the officers arrived on scene they located a male subject deceased outside the business. The business is identified as JMJ Wholesale.   

Currently, Homicide detectives are on scene investigating this incident.

The identity of the deceased subject is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information regarding this death investigation is asked to contact Detective D. Johnson (910) 224-3257 of the Homicide Unit or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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