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Two charged in Hope Mills beating

Posted December 2, 2011

— Hope Mills police arrested two people Thursday in connection with a beating on Monday.

Nathan Wesley Morgan, 27, and Heather Nicole Coffman, 21, both of 272 Wilkes Road in Fayetteville, were charged with conspiracy and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Police responding to reports of gunfire in the 5900 block of Hunting Ridge Road found a person beaten severely with a firearm. That person was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Investigators are looking for a third person in connection with the beating.

Morgan and Coffman were each given a $25,000 secured bond.


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  • kermit60 Dec 5, 2011

    So trying to murder someone only costs $25,000 bond. Should at at least one more zero to that.

  • awomnsptofview Dec 2, 2011

    Not much in the way of a bond is it?