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Police Make Arrests in Connection with Homicide

Mar 17, 2017
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Ray Ronald JacksonGaston County Police have made a total of 3 arrests in the death of Ray Ronald Jackson.

Brian Thad Carver-42yrs old, Joshua Scott Rick-23yrs old, & Willie Junior Frazier II-36yrs old have been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of Mr Jackson-90yrs old.

On March 13, 2017, Mr Jackson’s body was found under a bridge in the 500 block of Landers Chapel Rd by a NC Department of Transportation structural inspection crew who were working in the area.  He was last known to be at his home on the evening of March 5, 2017.

Through many hours of investigation and interviews, Gaston County Police detectives identified Carver, Rick and Frazier as suspects.  At this time, there are no further details to be released regarding the case.  

Brian Thad Carver
Brian Thad Carver

Joshua Scott Rick
Joshua Scott Rick

Willie Junior Frasier
Willie Junior Frasier