NHSO Makes an Arrest for Homicide




The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the death
investigation for Michael Lamar Smith.  Detectives have arrested Charles
Constantin Saliba Jr. a 30 year old white male for the homicide of Michael Lamar
Smith.  Saliba was arrested just 16 hours after the investigation began for
weapon possession by a felon and his bond was set at $250,000.00. Through a
collaborative effort between the NHSO and the District Attorney’s office Saliba
was charged today with First Degree Murder.  The investigation is ongoing and
additional information will be released as it becomes available.


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