Press Release: Arrest in Orange Street Homicide Investigation

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Ronald Glenn
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-574-4002

UPDATE (July, 30): On July 29, 2020, the Greensboro Police Department Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested 31 year old Anthony Van Long of Greensboro. Long has been charged with First Degree Murder and is being held in the Guilford County Jail with no bond. The investigation is ongoing.
Homicide Investigation in 3200 Block of Orange Street

GREENSBORO, NC (July 21, 2020) – On 7/21/2020, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Greensboro Police responded to the 3200 block of Orange Street in reference to a found body. Officers located Jonathan Jeffries, 39 years old, of Greensboro, deceased. Police are now conducting a homicide investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple<> or Android<> phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to<> to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

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