Arrest has been made in the Alton Corey Vann Murder

NEW HANOVER – On Thursday, January 29, 2009 just after 12:30 a.m., Deputies responded to a rural area of River Road to find the body of 22-year old Alton Corey Vann.  Vann died as a result of a gunshot wound.

Today Sheriff Ed McMahon in partnership with District Attorney Ben David announced that Larry Karl Gonzalez has been arrested for the murder of Alton Corey Vann.  Gonzalez will be extridited from Texas to stand trial here in New Hanover County.gonzalez

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