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Woman charged in Princeton man's death

Posted October 9, 2015 2:20 p.m. EDT

Handcuffs resting on top of a page of fingerprints

— A Smithfield woman was arrested Friday morning in the shooting death of a Princeton man last month, police said.

Tina Louise Byrd, 37, was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. She was being held in the Johnston County jail without bond.

Adolphus Ramon Bryant, 45, was found shot behind a building in the 800 block of Second Avenue in Smithfield on Sept. 21. He died at a nearby hospital.

The shooting remains under investigation, and police said additional arrests are expected.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective C.M. Blinson with the Smithfield Police Department at 919-989-1069 or the Smithfield tip
line at 919-989-8835.