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Man arrested in Selma homicide

Posted November 22, 2011

— The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has charged a Pine Level man in the death of a Selma man whose body was found inside his home early Friday.

Arnold Anthony "Tony" Teague, 33, faces first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon charges in the death of Linwood Ray Pilkington, 42, of 3368 U.S. Highway 301 North.

Teague was being held at the Johnston County jail Tuesday without bond.

The sheriff's office said that the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are anticipated. 

The cause of death or possible motives were not released.


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  • RM24 Nov 23, 2011

    If guilty a quick death penalty sentence carried out would be a good call!

  • gman007 Nov 23, 2011

    I'm beginning to think we need another 'Roy Bean'!! At least the Hollywood one anyway.

  • Here2tellya Nov 23, 2011

    The lack of regard for human life is quite disturbing.