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Wanted Amherst County Man Now in Custody in North Carolina

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The search for a man wanted for questioning in connection to a death in Amherst County is now over.

On Tuesday we learned officers in New Hanover County, N.C., have arrested Sylvester Cheatham.

As we've reported, Arnita Cheatham, of Appomattox, was found murdered in a hotel room earlier this month. They are reporting she died from blunt force injuries to the head.

Investigators with the Amherst County Sheriff's Office have been searching for her husband, Sylvester Cheatham, since her body was found on Aug. 3.

Cheatham is currently in the New Hanover County jail on a $500,000 bond.