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Man arrested in fatal Edgecombe shooting

Posted June 30, 2013

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— Authorities say a fight over a woman led to the fatal shooting of a man inside a home near Battleboro.

Maurice Antonio Moore, 30, was arrested Sunday afternoon on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of James Brockington Jr., 29,

Edgecombe County sheriff's investigators found Brockington inside a home at 4304 Port Court in Country Estates Trailer Park shortly before 2 a.m. He was pronounced dead at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.


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