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01-19-2017, 08:47 AM

Fayetteville police investigating homicide after decorated veteran found dead



FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) --
Fayetteville police are investigating a decorated United States Army veteran's death as a homicide after his body was found inside an apartment Wednesday.

Around 2 p.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 5 block of Briar Circle about a well-being check after family members said they had not heard from 86-year-old Gerald "Jerry" Gillespie.

Gillespie was later found dead inside his apartment.

01-26-2017, 06:27 AM

Fayetteville police make arrest in murder of decorated Army veteran


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 11:25PM
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) --
The Fayetteville Police Department says a man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a decorated United States Army veteran.

Wednesday, January 18, 86-year-old Gerald "Jerry" Gillespie was found dead in an apartment in the 5 block of Briar Circle after his family contacted police because they hadn't heard from him.

Police said 21-year-old Jameel Malik Davidson was captured in Miami by US Marshals. He's also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police said Davidson lived in the same apartment complex as Gillespie.