Arrest made in Edgecombe County murder

PRINCEVILLE, NC (WNCT)- The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of 20-year-old J’Von Charmorris Coley for the murder of 29-year-old Tavon Dionte Clark.

Coley was taken into custody by the Rocky Mount Police Department at 5:00 PM.  He is being held in the Edgecombe County Detention Center under no bond for First Degree Murder and Conducting Pattern of Gang Activity.

On October 20, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of shots being fired in Princeville, NC. Upon arrival deputies located Clark of Rocky Mount, behind Neville Street Apartments deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office at 252-641-7911.

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