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Second Suspect Arrested In Selma Murder

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SELMA, N.C. — The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has made a second arrest in connection with the murder of a Selma man.

Barbara Hicks Langston, 36, was charged this week with accessory before the fact of murder.

Langston's boyfriend, 36-year-old Lacy Douglas Hocutt, was arrested hours after the May 8 shooting. Hocutt was charged with murdering 29-year-old Brent Turner as Turner rode his moped along Branch Chapel Church Road.

Capt. Dale Wheeler said the investigation into the homicide is still continuing and that no additional arrests are anticipated.

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