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Two Arrests Made in Murder of Sleeping Child

Posted June 6, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— The manhunt is over Friday for two men accused of gunning down a little girl in Rocky Mount.

Dexter Pitt and Torrey Lyons are two of nine men charged with the murder of four year old Brittany Johnson. Brittany was asleep in a home on Rex Street May 31st when several gunmen opened fire on the house.