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Slain Raleigh man's son back in N.C.

Posted October 15, 2010

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— The 15-year-old son of a Raleigh man found dead in his home last week was brought back to North Carolina this week for questioning in the case.

Wake County sheriff’s investigators had been looking for David Ruben Green III to interview him in the homicide investigation of his father, David Ruben Green Jr., 52.

They located him Wednesday in St. Paul, Minn., and questioned him there before returning with him to Raleigh.

The younger Green is being held under a juvenile petition in an unrelated case, authorities said Friday.

Green’s mother, Wendy Edmond Green, 41, was arrested last Thursday and charged with first-degree murder in the case after investigators found David Green Jr.’s body in a freezer in the basement of the couple's Ray Road home.

Sources tell WRAL News that he had been decapitated so that he could fit in the freezer. A search warrant indicates the body might have been in the freezer since January.

The couple was never married, but they had two children – their son and a 17-year-old daughter, Alexis Green.

She is also being held in the Wake County jail on unrelated charges.

Sheriff Donnie Harrison said last week that investigators are interviewing everyone they can and that more arrests haven’t been ruled out.


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  • keeprightexcepttopass Oct 15, 2010

    Dang, they've all been in trouble with the law! I wonder if the jail let them do a Family Mug Shot to send out for Christmas cards.

  • driverkid3 Oct 15, 2010

    Wonder if the dead man had a record?

  • Dismald Oct 15, 2010

    I smell a movie plot!

  • ajmac09 Oct 15, 2010

    That's sick! And how did no one realize he was missing since January?

  • TeresaBee Oct 15, 2010

    Lovely family.

  • computer trainer Oct 15, 2010

    OH MY!! So even the son is in legal trouble. What in the world.

  • darlenerivera2000 Oct 15, 2010

    POOR GUY, he didnt have a chance to escape a crazy family.

  • Jax is proud to be an American Oct 15, 2010

    Wow the holidays are going to be wonderful for this family

  • mchljam2 Oct 15, 2010

    WOW???? This whole family sounds messed up!!!

  • Kilroywashere Oct 15, 2010

    The Family that slays together....no, wait...that doesn't work