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Rougemont man killed in domestic dispute

Posted August 17, 2009 11:26 a.m. EDT
Updated August 17, 2009 12:50 p.m. EDT

— A Rougemont man was killed Saturday evening in a domestic dispute, Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones said Monday.

Deputies responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 255 Bass Farm Road at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday and found that Chadwick Abernathy, 33, had been fatally shot, Jones said.

Benji Blackwell, 35, who Jones said had an on-and-off romantic relationship with Abernathy, was charged with murder in his death. She was being held without bond in the Person County Jail.