Second suspect arrested in 2016 Greenville murder

Benjamin Battle III, left, and Charles Dickens (Greenville Police Department photos)

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - The Greenville Police Department has announced the arrest of a second suspect in a murder that happened in 2016.

Officials announced Benjamin Battle III, 30, of Tarboro, was arrested Wednesday afternoon. He's charged with one count of murder in the February 2016 death of Fuquan Clark, 20. Clark was found shot in the head near the dead end of Westover Drive. It was Greenville's first homicide of 2016.

Battle is being held at the Pitt County Detention Center under no bond. His first court appearance is Thursday morning. The arrest Thursday follows the arrest Tuesday morning of 29-year-old Charles Dickens.