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Rowan Co. murder suspect arrested in Wrightsville Beach

Rodney Roberto Wallace (Source: WBTV) Rodney Roberto Wallace (Source: WBTV)
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) -

A murder suspect wanted in Rowan County was arrested by Wrightsville Beach Police Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, Rodney Wallace, 47, was in a car with another woman near the Wrightsville Beach Town Hall when she began to scream there was a murderer in her car.

Wrightsville Beach Police quickly responded and arrested Wallace without incident.

Wallace was wanted by the Rowan County Police Department after the body of his ex-wife, Toney Ann Johnson, was found in a Spencer, NC neighborhood Wednesday morning.

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