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CHARGED: Officers arrest man, charge him with murder of homeless man

Andrew Richard Berry (Source: Wilmington Police Department) Andrew Richard Berry (Source: Wilmington Police Department)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Police have arrested a man and charged him with the death of a homeless man that took place in 2013.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers arrested 24-year-old Andrew Richard Berry after being contacted by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office saying Berry had turned himself in Monday for the murder of 48-year-old Judson Lee Poland Jr.

Poland's body was discovered badly beaten and bloody on January 2, 2013 behind a business located at 4925 New Centre Drive. He was later pronounced dead.

Officers charged Berry with first degree murder and common law robbery in reference to Poland's murder.

Berry is scheduled to have his first court appearance Tuesday.

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