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Fatal stabbing leaves one dead, one injured in Kinston

Posted January 15, 2020 7:06 a.m. EST
Updated January 15, 2020 7:20 a.m. EST

Anthony Brooks, Jr. is the suspect in a fatal stabbing that took place in Kinston Tuesday night.

— A 29-year-old male was fatally stabbed Tuesday night in the Carver Courts apartments in Kinston.

Kinston police said they arrived around 9:30 p.m. and found the victim with a stab wound in his chest. They said they immediately took 26-year-old suspect Anthony Antwon Brooks Jr. into custody.

Police said Brooks was taken to UNC Lenoir to receive care for a stab wound on his right arm. According to officials, Brooks will be served with murder warrants upon his release from Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

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