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Jalen Malik Alexander

Winston-Salem police arrested a West Virginia man Tuesday on a fugitive murder warrant, court records say.

Jalen Malik Alexander, 24, of Beckley, W.Va. is a suspected in the May 17 death of Maurice Emmanuel Webster in Beckley, according to news reports. 

Webster was shot at the Hargrove Street Apartments shortly after 1 p.m., Beckley police said. Webster later died of his injuries.

Authorities later issued an arrest warrant for Alexander, charging him with first-degree murder in Webster's death, according to news reports.

Alexander was being held Tuesday in the Forsyth County Jail with no bond allowed, according to a court record. Beckley police plans to extradite Alexander.

Alexander is scheduled to appear in court on June 13.

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