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Greensboro Police Investigate Death

Posted April 26, 2008
Updated April 27, 2008

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— Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Southeast Raleigh High School graduate.

At 1:40 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to suspicious activity at 1718 Kaye St. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Derek Carl Eaddy Hodge II deceased inside the residence.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 373-1000 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 373-2255.


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  • nitahollow May 1, 2008

    Go to A&T's website. They did an excellent job. I agree with weneed2pray. It is about race and gender. There are a lot of black women that have been killed like that but it is not newsworthy to them. I think it has to do with socioeconomic status as well. Sad :(

  • weneed2pray Apr 30, 2008

    WRAL does not wish to get anymore information on this man. Although he was in college furthering his education, he obviously is not as important as Eve Carson, also a slain college student. It's hilarious how CBS/ WRAL picks and chooses the information they wish to air. I wonder if Derek was another race, gender or maybe of another socioeconomic background would they have covered his story then?

  • SuperNupe Apr 30, 2008

    WRAL... do you have anymore info? Was he in school in G-boro? A picture or something...

  • grenlyn1 Apr 30, 2008

    I wonder if he was in Greensboro attending college?

  • nicoleredreynolds Apr 30, 2008

    Derek was the sweetest man that anyone would ever have the blessing to meet. And I do mean man. He acted in the kindest ways and always gave an ear to listen and a shoulder to cry on. It is true, the good die young. I can't understand why the drugdealers, gangbangers and rapest get to live, but the innocent are taken. He is gone but NEVER forgotten. I will follow this until the one(s) that took him from us are struck with justice. My prayers are with the Hodge family. And with the police....this is a case that will not go unsolved.

  • painina Apr 29, 2008

    My prayers go to the family.