Tuesday, October 3, 2023

114 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Ph: 336.228.7851

Suspect in Burlington murder found and caught in Florida


Sheriff’s deputies in Clay County, Florida have arrested a suspect in the first degree murder of a man who was shot dead in Burlington nearly a month ago.

According to Burlington’s police department, J’Raad Amajh Malik Simpson was taken into custody on Monday by deputies with the Clay County sheriff’s office.

J’Raad Amajh Malik Simpson

A 40-year-old black male from Milton, North Carolina, Simpson had been sought for the murder of 54-year-old Tracey Dion Brown, who was slain along the 300 block of Foster Street on the morning of July 5.

Simpson is currently detained in Clay County pending extradition proceedings.

Must Read

Eastern’s Makayla Thompson takes role on state high school advisory council

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Eastern Alamance senior Makayla Thompson is more than just a valuable member of various sports teams at her...