Suspect In Thomasville Murder Was Under House Arrest In Greensboro

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- Thomasville Police have arrested four people in connection to the city's first homicide of the year.

Friday morning detectives announced the arrests of: Xavius Tyrik Mebane, 20, of High Point, Trellis Mentoria Johnson, 22, of Greensboro and Kasey Dashawn Garland, 23, of High Point. All three are charged with murder, police said.

Officers were looking for 30-year-old Rashan Anthony Mebane. Mebane was taken into custody on Friday after detectives got a Crime Stoppers tip. He was arrested by U.S. Marshals and High Point Police in the 2200 block of Brentwood St. in High Point.

Greensboro Police told WFMY News 2 Xavius Tyrike Mebane was wearing an ankle monitor at the time of the homicide investigation and was already being watched by them. He was wearing it as part of a pre-trial agreement for several charges including First Degree Breaking and Entering according to officers.

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The investigation started Tuesday afternoon after officers responded to a house on Smith Street and found the body of 31-year-old Artravis Ned Little in the front yard with a gunshot wound.

Emergency workers performed CPR but were unable to save him. Little was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officer have not released a motive for the murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Thomasville Police Department at 336-475-7755 or Crime Stoppers at 336-476-8477.


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