Arrest made in Robeson County murder investigation

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Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office have made an arrest in a murder case Saturday. 

According to a press release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, Kendrick Barlie Worriax surrendered to deputies in connection to a homicide investigation. 

At around 8:30 Saturday morning deputies were called to the 40 block of Truck Lane in Shannon in reference to a man being shot. There they discovered Devin Ray Locklear deceased in the front seat of his car. 

Investigators say that Worriax and Locklear got into a dispute leading up to the shooting. 

Worriax is charged with first-degree murder and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle. He is currently being held at the Robeson County Detention Center without bond. He will have his first court appearance Monday morning. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Lt. Brandon Patterson at (910) 671-3170.

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