North Carolina teen arrested in connection to murder of woman found dead in the woods

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Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Dec. 20 2021, Published 9:08 a.m. ET

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A North Carolina teen has been charged in connection to the murder of a woman found dead in the woods.

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Cumberland County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested 18-year-old Javeeno Jeno Antonio Resimo, of Hope Mills, North Carolina, and charged him with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder on Dec. 18

The day before, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office stated to investigate after a body was found in the woods of the Grays Creek Area. The body was found around 10 a.m. near a "heavily wooded and sparsely populated area in the southern end of the county," according to The Fayetteville Observer.

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The preliminary investigation revealed it is the body of a woman, later identified as 38-year-old Jessi Marie Lindsley of Fayetteville, according to Cumberland County Sheriff Ennis Wright.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Resimo was ordered held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $1 million bond and is expected to appear in court on Dec. 20.

Police have not said if Resimo knew the victim.


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