Suspects Identified In Murder Of Lenoir-Rhyne University Football Player

One suspect is in custody and another is being sought in connection to the death of Lenoir-Rhyne University football player, 19-year-old Omari Drovon Alexander. Alexander was found in his vehicle at Civitan Court Apartments with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. One suspect, 20-year-old Hailee Maureen Melanson, was apprehended and is in custody. She was charged with felony accessory after the fact in connection to Alexander’s death and placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. A warrant for first-degree murder has been issued by the Hickory Police Department for the second suspect, 21-year-old Quavius Shamond Izard in connection with Alexander’s death.