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Man Indicted In Stabbing Death Of Off-Duty Deputy

Posted July 27, 2004

— An Orange County man faces first-degree murder charges in the stabbing death of an off-duty sheriff's deputy.

A grand jury indicted Devin Rigsbee on Monday.

Investigators say Rigsbee, 19, stabbed Hertford County Deputy Thomas Lewis to death after an argument at a stoplight in May.

Rigsbee's brother, Phillip, faces charges as an accessory. Investigators say he helped his brother hide evidence.

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