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Hoke County man charged in wife's death on Christmas Eve

Posted January 14, 2020 4:48 a.m. EST
Updated January 14, 2020 4:52 a.m. EST

On Monday, Fort Bragg military police arrested Shaun Pinheiro-Pires, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife, Hillary Pinheiro-Pires.

— Fort Bragg police arrested a man Monday charged in the death of his wife, who was shot on Christmas Eve.

According to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 100 block of Huntley Drive on Dec. 24. A woman was shot in her "upper body," according to officials. Paramedics attempted to save her, but she died from her injuries.

On Monday, Fort Bragg military police arrested Shaun Pinheiro-Pires, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife, Hillary Pinheiro-Pires.

Details surrounding the shooting weren't immediately released. It's unclear why Fort Bragg police were involved.

Pinheiro-Pires was being held without bond. An investigation is ongoing.

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