Home / Local Sanford, NC News / A Moncure man is dead and a Sanford man has been charged with murder


PITTSBORO–According to reports from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were
searching for a Sanford man in connection with a fatal shooting near Bear Creek early Saturday. Deputies responding to a shots-fired call on Mays Chapel Church Road found Roosevelt T. Dixon, 25 of Sanford, walking in the road with a gunshot wound to his leg and found Roger T. Smith, Jr., 35, of Moncure, dead in a vehicle at the intersection of Mays Chapel Church Road and James Goldston Road. Dixon has been charged with first degree murder. Deputies also obtained a warrant charging Jovon Maurice Marks, 33 OF Sanford, with murder. He had not been apprehended late Monday afternoon.

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