Sheriff: Man Found Dead Inside Car Was Murdered

LILLINGTON – A man found dead behind the wheel of a car in the roadway this morning was the victim of a homicide. At 2:10am Friday, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call reported a disturbance on Raymack Drive, Lillington.

When officers arrived, they located 21 year-old Robert Lewis Smith of Broadway, NC dead inside a vehicle.

Sheriff Wayne Coats said Alexander Carbrera, 25, of Raymack Drive, Lillington was charged with murder. He was arrested at his residence and transported to the Harnett County Jail where he is being held without bond.

A motive has not been released.

Sheriff Coats said the investigation was still ongoing.