Marshals service offers reward for capture of murder suspect
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are offering a reward for the capture of a suspect in a North Carolina murder case.
News outlets report the U.S. Marshals Service is looking for 26-year-old Davonte Gary Redfern. Authorities say Redfern is wanted in Henderson County for first-degree murder, and is also wanted in Buncombe County for fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and other charges.
The Marshals Service didn’t disclose the amount of the reward.
According to authorities, Redfern is suspected of shooting 28-year-old Tristan Kayne Edney of Hendersonville on the morning of Feb. 22. Edney was taken to Mission Hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Redfern is considered armed and dangerous.