2nd suspect in Gates County 2015 homicide arrested

Jan. 28, 2016 the Gates County Sheriff's Office said they are searching a creek in Gates County for two weapons used in this homicide. (Photo courtesy: Nicholas Ellis/Facebook)

GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Deputies in Gates County say they have made a second arrest in a 2015 homicide.

The second suspect, Geral Bass, was arrested Wednesday night. Bass is charged in the robbery and shooting death of Calvin Bell Jr.

Bell’s body was found in a field off of NC-37 in Hobbsville back in June, yards from his home.

In October, deputies arrested 29-year-old Aaron Holland in Bell’s death.

On Thursday, the Sheriff’s Office said they were searching a creek on Route 137, between Gatesville and US-13, for two weapons used in this homicide.

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