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Men sought for murder after Goldsboro woman dies

Posted February 27, 2009

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— Two men face murder charges in Goldsboro because a woman they were accused of shooting has died, police said Friday.

Police on Friday issued murder warrants for Anthony Dwayne Jackson, of 408 N. Leslie St., and John Oscar Mumford, of 601 Whitted Court. They are at large.

Officers responding to a shooting call at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday found Barbara Ann Bandy, 42, inside a vehicle in the 300 block of North Leslie Street.

Emergency crews took Bandy to Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was then flown to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville and died there around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the whereabouts of Jackson or Mumford is asked to call police at 919-580-4214 or Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255. Text messages can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 919-273-6585.

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  • TStills Feb 27, 2009

    Ouch. Now the bail is going to be set at $5k since the woman died.

  • Weetie Feb 27, 2009

    I read it that way too Treebee.

  • TeresaBee Feb 27, 2009

    I don't get it. So no one was going to look for them if she lived? Article says police were looking for the men BECAUSE the woman died. I know they were looking for them for murder but it is worded as if they would not be looking if she lived.

  • FoxtrotUniformCharlieKiloakaCALM Feb 27, 2009

    these guys are lucky its only murder....now had they raped someone theyd be looking at life

  • s.wake.co Feb 27, 2009

    Isn't wrist-slapping considered cruel and unusual punishment and therefore unconstitutional by the ACLU?

  • please-stand-by Feb 27, 2009

    Yeah, MadBiker, their wrists will sure be sore after the severe slapping they're in for!

  • haggis basher Feb 27, 2009

    Nope, don't need no gun control. Lets make them real easy to get so that they are cheap enough on the street for every low life punk that wants one.

  • MadBiker Feb 27, 2009

    These fellows are bound to get some serious probation time now!