Local News

Weldon Man Accused In Shooting Death

Posted August 12, 2005 9:03 a.m. EDT

— The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with a July 16 slaying.

Authorities say Travis Williams, 22, of Weldon, is wanted in connection with the slaying of Charles Mitchum. Authorities say Williams shot the victim several times with a handgun.

Investigators say Williams has ties to the Durham area.

If you have any information about Williams' whereabouts, you are asked to call the Halifax County Sheriff's Office at

(252) 583-8051

or Crimestoppers at

(252) 583-4444