Subject: Weldon Baker Homicide – $5,000 Reward approved by Governor Perdue
When: Thursday, July 23, 2009
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Where: FPD Second Floor Assembly Room, 467 Hay Street
Who: Media Representatives only. Not open to the public due to space limitations.
On November 2, 2007, Weldon Baker was assisting a family member with moving from her apartment at 5456 Wichita Drive in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
While Mr. Baker was loading a truck, he noticed suspicious activity by two subjects who appeared to be breaking into an apartment. Mr. Baker walked to the subjects’ location to question them about their activities at which time they shot him.
Mr. Baker passed away that evening on the way to the hospital. Information regarding Governor Perdue’s reward as well as information pertaining to this case will be discussed at the conference. Various family members will be in attendance however; interviews with the media may only be conducted with Mr. Baker’s