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Alleged carjacking murder

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            A North Carolina man is under arrest and charged with deliberate homicide.

            58-year-old Donald Gray Jr. is being held at the Yellowstone County detention facility, as of Monday.
            Gray is charged with deliberate homicide, possession of stolen property and obstructing a peace officer.

As of monda night, the victim in this case is identified only as an elderly male.
            Police say the victim was fatally injured while struggling with Donald Gray Sunday evening.

"The car that was originally sought for the suspect is at Broadwater and Vermillion, it's gonna' be towed here shortly, and the victim was found behind Lewis and Clark school, 1315 lewis.  Suspect's already been taken to jail," sound from a Billings Police scanner.
that call signaled the end of a long evening for billings police.
The person taken into custody is 58-year-old Donald Gray Jr. A man Billings police identify as a transient from North Carolina.
            The Billings police say it all started around 8-pm Sunday.
             An elderly man was abducted during a car-jacking at 15th street west and Broadwater avenue. 
            Police say the victim's body was found a blocks away behind Lewis and Clark middle school.
            While investigators worked that scene police followed leads that brought them face to face with their suspect on west end at Broadwater and Vermillion drive.
            While police say gray is a transient, he does not have a history with the areas largest homeless shelter.
            The Montana Rescue Mission says they have no record of gray ever staying at their shelter.