Suspect arrested in homicide of a 78-year-old Robeson County woman


Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office have made an arrest in the murder of a 78-year-old woman. 

According to a press release from the department, deputies responded to 70 Primrose Drive, Fairmont in reference to an alarm call just after 5 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived they found 78-year-old Annie Grace Davis deceased in her home. Davis appeared to have been stabbed during a burglary. 

Deputies arrested 27-year-old Jonathan Martin Oliver in connection with the case. Oliver is charged with First-degree murder, First-degree burglary, and Robbery with a dangerous weapon. 

Oliver grew up in the same community and was familiar with Davis. 

Oliver is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center without bond. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170.

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