Suspect arrested in Popeye's murder

HOUSTON Edward Virappen, 19, was shot and killed during a robbery at the restaurant in northwest Harris County last April. An unidentified tipster led police to George Curry, Jr., as a possible suspect.

Police say an eyewitness identified Curry from a photo lineup, and he was arrested Thursday night at his home. Police say Curry is a former Popeye's employee.

Anyone with more information about Curry or the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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