Suspect arrested for southeast Charlotte homicide

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested a suspect for the murder of 18-year-old Jaqual Bennett.

Back in early November, police found the victim lying in the driveway of a home in the 1800 block of Village Lake Drive.

During the investigation, officers identified 16-year-old Scott Bryan Penaloza, as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

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Penaloza was taken into custody without incident. He has been charged with murder and is in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.