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Murder Suspect Apprehended

Two suspects wanted in connection with the September 17th, shooting death of Kenneth Underwood at 721 Wilma Street have been apprehended and are currently in the Cumberland County Detention Center.


20-year old Genesis Lee Whitted was taken into custody earlier this evening as a result of a traffic stop by a State Trooper off of Old Wilmington Road.  Whitted is charged with first degree murder and is being held without bond. 


27-year old Rico Lee Miles was taken into custody earlier this evening by a Probation and Parole officer and charged with violating parole.  He is being held without bond.


Updated photographs are attached below.

Whitted, Genesis    Miles, Rico



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