Police: Murder suspect wanted in Virginia arrested in NC

WILLIAMSTON, MARTIN COUNTY - A murder suspect who was wanted in Virginia has been arrested in Eastern Carolina.

Lavonta Bland was arrested in Williamston last week. He was tracked by the U.S. Marshal's Area Regional Task Force and the police department's Fugitive Squad..

He and his brother, Latreal Bland, were wanted for the murder of La'ron Davis and for wounding another man.

Detectives say it happened in Norfolk, Virginia on August 2.

Latreal Bland was already in custody.

Lavonta Bland will be sent back to Virginia to face charges.

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