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Jamake Cason Thomas, 22
Rowland, North Carolina
February 03, 2017

Agencies: State Bureau of Investigations SBI North Carolina | Robeson County Sheriff's Office - North Carolina

Last updated: 3 months ago

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A murder suspect is dead after a police chase that began in South Carolina ended about seven miles into North Carolina on Interstate 95 Friday morning.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said it was asked to assist the Robeson County Sheriff's Office in the pursuit around 7:15 a.m. Friday.

The Highway Patrol said it made several attempts to stop the suspect's vehicle.

The suspect was identified as 22-year-old Jamake Cason Thomas, a murder suspect wanted in Marlboro County, SC.

"Once the vehicle stopped, an armed confrontation ensued and the suspect died on the scene," said a spokesperson in a news release.