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Suspect arrested in Caldwell County murder

Caldwell County authorities have arrested a man in connection with a body found outside a home in Lenoir Thursday morning.

Earl Franklin Moore Jr. of Lenoir has been arrested in connection with the death of Raoul Anton Dula, of Lenoir, investigators said Friday.

Dula’s body was found in the yard of a Flintstone Court home around 6 a.m. Thursday.

NBC Charlotte reports that the body was found badly injured, with multiple traumas to the upper torso. There is no official word yet on how Dula died.

Moore is being held in the Caldwell County Detention Center with no bond.

No other details were immediately available Friday afternoon.

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