Man Wanted in Connection With Murder of NC Police Officer Located in Rhode Island

Irving Lucien Fenner; Photo: Shelby Police Dept.

Irving Lucien Fenner; Photo: Shelby Police Dept.

A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of Shelby, NC police officer Tim Brackeen has been arrested in Rhode Island.

Irving Lucien Fenner was arrested in Coventry, RI early Wednesday morning after police had engaged in a several days manhunt to locate him.

Fenner is alleged to have shot and killed Officer Tim Brackeeen on Saturday morning in North Carolina.

Officer Brackeen had been with the force for 12 years and is survived by a wife and daughter. 

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