Fort Bragg soldier charged with murder

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Photo credit Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Foley

A 22-year-old U.S. Army Specialist named Yunique Demesa Weathers has been charged with murder.

Assigned to the 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, she was arrested for the alleged murder of De-Erica Fisher in Longs, South Carolina on Sunday.

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According to News 13, police officers were called to the scene near the intersection of Highway 9 and Pineneedle Drive where onlookers pointed them towards a field.

An officer then walked around a canal and heard a gunshot. He identified the suspect and ordered her to drop her weapon. She apparently cleared the weapon, dropped it, and surrendered herself.

Weathers is being held without bond at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

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