Suspect arrested in 2009 murder

Marcus Pittman accused of killing Willard McCleary

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LAUDERHILL, Fla. - Police arrested a suspect in connection with a 2009 murder in Lauderhill.

Marcus Pittman was arrested Thursday. He was charged with first-degree murder.

According to Lauderhill police, Willard McCleary was found murdered inside his home in the Las Vistas Condominiums in August 2009.

New information allowed the Broward State Attorney's Office to file a charge against Pittman, who had been a person of interest in the case since 2009, said investigators.

Pittman was being held on no bond.

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