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Suspect arrested in east Charlotte shooting death

Police late Thursday arrested and charged Jarius Tyrone Henley, 34, in the shooting death of Zhonton Zhavet Berry, 27, whose body was found about 10 a.m. in an apartment off Idlewild Road North in east Charlotte.

After police identified Henley as a suspect, Henley agreed to speak with detectives and was voluntarily transported to police headquarters. He was interviewed and charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery, police said.

Henley was then transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, where he will remain in custody, police said.

Officers were called to the 7000 block of Snow Lane and found Berry’s body in an apartment complex between East W.T. Harris Boulevard and Idlewild Road North, near Lawyers Road.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak directly to a homicide unit detective. Or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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