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Man found shot to death in a yard in Burlington; suspect arrested

Police said J'Raad Amajh Malik Simpson was arrested Monday for the death of Tracy Dion Brown.

BURLINGTON, N.C. — J'Raad Amajh Malik Simpson, 40, was arrested Monday for first-degree murder. He's currently in the Clay County, Florida jail with no bond awaiting extradition proceedings.

Simpson is accused of killing 54-year-old Tracy Dion Brown on July 5.

Brown was found shot to death in a yard in Burlington around 11:38 a.m. 

The Burlington Police Department and EMS said they got a call around 11:38 a.m. to the 300 block of Foster Street about an unconscious man lying on the lawn. 

This investigation is ongoing.  

The Burlington Police Department is actively seeking anyone with information regarding this shooting or any other related investigation. They ask that you call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or by using the mobile app P3 Tips. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards.

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