Greenville Murder Suspect Nabbed In Bertie County

Greenville police say a crime stoppers tip led to the arrest Friday afternoon of a murder suspect wanted for the past two weeks.

Markelby "Scooter" Ward was found in Windsor. Police have been looking for Ward for the August 28th murder of Lorraine Pearson which happened on Raleigh Avenue.

Police said it appears the woman was having an argument with someone she knew when she was shot.

Ward is in custody in Bertie County and will brought back to Greenville on the first degree murder charge.

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