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Suspect Arrested After Body Found Inside Burning Home

Posted February 11, 2007

— A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a person found inside a burning home in Holly Springs Sunday morning.

Investigators said James Brewington Jr., 34, faces first-degree murder charges.

According to authorities, Brewington used to live at the home on Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road, but he was no longer in residence there. There is no word on the relationship between him and the unidentified victim.

The victim was found in a back bedroom of the house by authorities after the fire broke out about 2:30 a.m.

State, county and Holly Springs authorities are assisting in the investigation of the fatal fire. There is no word on a possible motive.

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  • gi jane Feb 12, 2007

    I agree w/ the Spirit Warrior Woman.

  • spiritwarriorwoman Feb 12, 2007

    Praying for the victim and for those who have shared some pretty idiotic statements here. Why waste your time and breath if you don't have something worthwhile to say???
    God bless.
    Rev. RB

  • NC to GA Feb 12, 2007

    I have no opinion on what happened here, but I would like to remind you that people are guilty until they can prove otherwise, regardless of that other phrase that we are all used to. Ask Mr. Nifong.

  • i am batman Feb 12, 2007

    it wasn't him it was his cousin!

  • Fence Straddler Feb 12, 2007

    Tragic story. The authorities (Holly Springs) must established probable cause early on in this case.
    It's unfortunate someone had to die this way.
    James Brewington Jr., 34 will get his day in court to give his account of what happened.

  • Low Voltage Feb 11, 2007

    Where's Al when you need him!?!

  • wenzel Feb 11, 2007

    wattsknec is a funny guy!!!
    Blah,Blah you get the idea!!

  • RedStatesManWatts Feb 11, 2007

    Not guilty because it is obviously racial profiling! This just can not be the man! End the death penalty, more money for public education, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. See how silly it sounds?

  • Sherlockholmes Feb 11, 2007

    Not Guilty ?