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Two Charged With Murder After Christmas Day Barn Brawl

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LEE COUNTY, N.C. — Two men have been charged with a Christmas morning murder in which a barn was also burned.

Lee County detectives arrested Jeffrey Womack and Tommy Hall and accused them of murdering a 50-year-old Sanford man.

Detectives say the two men got into a fight with Dennis Reece on Christmas morning inside an abandoned barn.

It's not clear how Reece was killed, police said, but detectives say Womack and Hall burned the barn down.

Investigators say they're still looking for one more man who was in the barn during the fight.

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