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Moore County man charged in fatal shooting at Aberdeen hotel

Posted September 14, 2013
Updated September 15, 2013

— A 24-year-old Moore County man was charged Friday in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Sept. 6 at an Aberdeen hotel. 

According to investigators, Brandon Michael Bowden, of Taylortown, shot and killed Michael Dawayne Corley, 25, shortly after 10 p.m. at the Country Hearth Inn & Suites on U.S. Highway 1. Bowden surrendered to authorities Friday afternoon. 

Bowden faces a voluntary manslaughter charge in the shooting, and he was in the Moore County jail early Saturday under a $500,000 secured bond. He is due in court Monday.

No other information about the shooting was released. It was the second at the Country Hearth Inn & Suites in two months. A Georgia man was killed there on July 26.


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