November shooting suspect booked in Lincoln County jail

Published 10:21 am Thursday, February 18, 2016

Cordarryl Lamond Bell, 24, the suspect in a November murder and shooting, was booked into Lincoln County jail on Tuesday.

As of Wednesday, Bell did not have a bail amount or court date set.

Bell, of 510 East Congress St., was arrested Jan. 29 by the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force in Erie, Pennsylvania, for the murder of Aquarius Nelson of Brookhaven, according to police.

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He is charged with aggravated assault and murder.

Multiple agencies investigating Bell, of 510 East Congress St., and his connection to a string of crimes on and around Nov. 2, had been searching for him since the incidents.

Police Chief Bobby Bell said Bell’s name was mentioned in the fatal shooting of Nelson, 26, of 905 East Independence St., on Nov. 2. His name was also mentioned in relation to the shooting of Christopher Stringer, 39, at his residence on North Egypt Circle around 2:30 p.m. the same day.

Bell pleaded guilty in February 2010 to the unlawful sale of cocaine, a felony.