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Wilson Authorities Seek Murder Suspect

Posted April 18, 2005 3:14 a.m. EDT

— Wilson police are searching for a gunman behind a deadly overnight shooting.

Authorities responded to a shooting call around 1:30 a.m. near Canal and Toisnot streets. When they arrived, they found 39-year-old Jennifer McIntyre Murray shot to death.

Investigators are looking for her husband, 39-year-old Tony Davis Murray Sr. A warrant for murder has been issued and he is being sought for questioning.

Authorities said the couple recently separated and there had been a history of domestic violence. Jennifer Murray had been staying with one of her children while she and her husband were separated.

Davis was last seen driving a green 1997 Buick Skylark with North Carolina plate MRC-1542. Officers located the car in the Greenbriar Mobile Home Park in Wilson. The suspect has yet to be located.

Anyone with any information about Murray's whereabouts is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at

(252) 399-2323


Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.