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19-year-old charged in Rocky Mount murder

Posted July 13
Updated July 19

— A 19-year-old has been charged in the murder of a 16-year-old boy, who was was shot and killed on July 12 at a home in Rocky Mount, police said.

Barwon Farmer, 19, has been charged with first degree murder.

Officers responded around 4:30 p.m. to 601 Colby Ct. to a report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found Javius Delshaun Murphy who was shot.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Lt. King at 252-972-1455 or Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

Teen shot, killed at Rocky Mount home

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  • Wayne R. Douglas Jul 19, 5:00 p.m.
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    Convict and kill.