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Offbeat North Carolina man charged in 1987 murder case in California

22:05  12 july  2018
22:05  12 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

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LUMBERTON, N . C . (AP) - Authorities have arrested a North Carolina man in a cold case murder and rape which occurred in California 31 years ago.

Authorities have arrested a North Carolina man in a cold case murder and rape which occurred in California 31 years ago. The Robeson County District Attorney's Office said in a news release 62-year-old Kevin Thomas Ford of St. Pauls is awaiting extradition to San Diego for a

LUMBERTON, N.C. — Authorities have arrested a North Carolina man in a cold case murder and rape which occurred in California 31 years ago.

The Robeson County District Attorney's Office said in a news release 62-year-old Kevin Thomas Ford of St. Pauls is awaiting extradition to San Diego for a first-degree murder warrant.

Officials say the San Diego District Attorney's Office was seeking help in the 1987 murder and rape of a 79-year-old woman. The review turned up a fingerprint on a stove in the woman's kitchen.

As Erich Hackney, investigator for Robeson County District Attorney Johnson Britt, reviewed the information, he found Ford had been charged in 2015 with communicating threats against a St. Pauls medical practice. A sheriff's deputy got a fingerprint matching the one found at the 1987 crime scene.

Pa. Supreme Court exonerates Jordan Brown, found delinquent of murder at age 11 .
Jordan Brown has been exonerated. Charged in 2009 as an 11-year-old for the shotgun murder in Lawrence County of his father’s fiance, adjudicated delinquent three years later of first-degree murder and homicide, Mr. Brown is now, for all intents and purposes, an innocent man.The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Wednesday reversed a lower court’s opinion upholding the juvenile court equivalent of a conviction and “discharged” Mr. Brown, 20.

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