KENANSVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Sampson County man is facing murder charges in Duplin County.
Sheriff Blake Wallace said Isaiah Smith fatally shot McKinley Beaty Jr. back in 2014. Beaty’s body was found at a restaurant near Warsaw.
Smith was arrested in Cumberland County on Friday. He’s awaiting extradition back to Duplin County.
Deputies said the victim and suspect knew each other.