Arrest made in 2008 homicide case in Washington County

Marvin Jordae Lewis (Chowan County Detention Facility photo)

PLYMOUTH, Washington County - A man was arrested on Monday and charged with accessory after the fact to first degree murder in a cold case from 2008.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office announced Marvin Jordae Lewis, 28, of 794 Alligood Road in Creswell was arrested at around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. He was charged in the homicide investigation of Craig Swain, who went missing on Feb. 3, 2008 after attending a Super Bowl party on Jones White Road in Creswell. His bond was set at $300,000

The case was opened up eight months ago with the investigation upgraded from a missing person report to homicide. The Washington County Sheriff's Office and the State Bureau of Investigation conducted a search of property at 794 and 776 Alligood Road in Creswell in search of forensic evidence.

Washington County Sheriff Johnny Barnes said more arrests are pending. if you have information on this case, call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at (252) 793-2422 or the NC SBI office at (252) 756-4755.

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