CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A third suspect has been identified in the murder of a 90-year-old man.

Gaston County Police arrested 36-year-old Willie Frazier in connection with the murder of Ray Jackson.

Willie Frazier (Photo: Gaston County Police)

Police found Jackson's body under a bridge in northwestern Gaston County on Tuesday. Jackson was reportedly last seen by his family on March 5. Police said at the time that Jackson suffered from memory loss as a result of brain surgery several years ago.

Ray Ronald Jackson

Frazier is charged with first-degree murder, according to an arrest report.

On Thursday, police arrested 42-year-old Brian Carver and his 22-year-old stepson Joshua Rick in connection with the murder of the 90-year-old man. Both Carver and Rick were each charged with felony murder, according to their arrest reports.

Joshua Rick, photo from Gaston County Sheriff's Office.
Brian Carver. (Credit: Gaston County Jail)
#BREAKINGBrianCarver’sstepson,JoshuaRick,alsochargedwithRayJackson’smurder.Moretonightat11p.m.on@wcncpic.twitter.com/ZJNvifS7lb—BrandonGoldner(@BrandonWCNC)March17,2017#BREAKINGBrianCarver,maninelderlyarmedrobberies,willfacemurdercharge,perlawenforcementsource.Nodetailswhy.Moreon@wcncpic.twitter.com/KAprzUKW8f—BrandonGoldner(@BrandonWCNC)March16,2017

UPDATE:GastonCounty'sDistrictAttorneydroppedchargesagainstWillieFrazieronMarch27.

FrazierwasreleasedfromtheGastonCountyJail.Policesaidthatwhendetectivesstartedworkingonthecase,theyhadprobablycausetoarrestFrazierinthedeathofRayJackson.

ButCapt.RossellesaidtheysoonfoundnewevidencethatclearedFrazier.

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