CMPD arrest another suspect in Gaston Co. burned body case

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has arrested another suspect involved in the burned body case found in a vehicle in Gaston County.

Early Friday morning CMPD arrested Jay Phifer in Durham in connection with the murder of Norris Martin. Phifer has an outstanding warrant for murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, robbery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping and breaking and entering.

Police say Phifer will be served with the outstanding warrants and returned to Mecklenburg County.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jay Phifer should immediately contact 911 or the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) at (704) 336-VCAT, according to police.