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UPDATE: Police Arrest Final Suspect In Home Invasion

Rocky Mount police have arrested the final suspect wanted in the June 25 home invasion where a 17-year-old from Battleboro was killed.

Police arrested Marcus Bell, 26, of Battleboro Sunday after over two weeks on the run. He faces the same charges as the other three suspects already in custody.

Four suspects accompanied the deceased juvenile in the home invasion in the 14000 block of Hwy 481 in Enfield. Jasmine Graham, 20, and Diamante Harrell, 19, both of Battleboro turned themselves in within 24 hours of the incident. On June 29, lawmen arrested a third suspect, Martaveon Lynch, 17, of Battleboro.

Authorities say the 17-year-old who was killed was on a weekend pass from the Edgecombe Youth Development Center.

All four suspects are charged with first degree burglary, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and contributing to the delinquency and abuse of a juvenile.

Bell is being held on a $30,000 bond. Graham was given a $30,000 bond. Harrell received a $100,000 bond.

Each suspect is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 21.



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A name of a teen who was shot and killed during a home invasion this weekend in Halifax County has been released.

Dead is 17-year-old Marquis Thomas from Battleboro. Authorities say he was on a weekend pass from the Edgecombe Youth Development Center was shot and killed while attempting to break into the residence.

Deputies say Thomas and three men were involved in the home invasion in Enfield.

According to online records, 26-year-old Marcus Bell of Rocky Mount remains on the run. Meanwhile, 19-year-old Diamante Harrell of Raleigh and 20-year-old Jasmine Graham of Battleboro are in the custody of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say the resident fired on the four people as they tried to break into his home. Lawmen say the teen was killed, and three others fled the scene.



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Halifax County deputies say a juvenile on a weekend pass from a youth development center was shot and killed during a home invasion early Saturday. Deputies are also looking for three adults who they believe were involved.

Deputies say the resident of the home in Enfield fired at four people as they were trying to break in. Deputies say the juvenile was killed and the three other people fled.

Deputies are now looking for 26-year-old Marcus Bell of Rocky Mount, 19-year-old Diamante Harrell of Raleigh, and 20-year-old Jasmine Graham of Battleboro.

They all face charges of burglary, conspiracy, discharging a weapon into an occupied building, and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.


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