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Arrests made in Franklin County murder

Two men are facing charges connected to a 2019 murder on the side of a road in Franklin County. On October 24, 2019, Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7900 block of Truman Hill Road where a body had been found near Jubal Early Highway. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Travis Wayne Pannell, of Halifax. Pannell had been reported missing about two weeks earlier. The Medical Examiner’s Office determined Pannell died of gunshot wounds.