A Craven County man, accused of killing his brother and wounding his mother with a butcher knife, was formally charged with murder today.
Delgen Foye was arrested Friday on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. His brother, Britts, died later that night and authorities met with the district attorney before amending the one charge.
Foye has a first appearance on the new murder charge Friday morning in New Bern.
The stabbings happened early last Friday at the home on John Street in James City that the three shared.
A man who deputies say attacked his brother and mother with a butcher knife early Friday appeared before a judge this morning.
Delgen Foye remains charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, even though his brother died Friday night.
Captain Joe Heckman with the Craven County Sheriff’s Department says it happened between 2 and 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.
Heckman says that Foye attacked his brother, Britts, and his mother, Cora Foye, using a butcher knife inside a home the three share on John Street in the James City area.
The brother was stabbed in the chest and bicep, while his mother was cut on the wrist.
The district attorney says he will be meeting with investigators later in the week about increasing the charges against Foye. He remains in jail on a $300,000 secured bond.
A Craven County man is dead after Sheriff's officials say he was stabbed by his brother in a Friday morning argument.
Captain Joe Heckman with the Craven County Sheriff’s Department says that 50-year-old Delgen Foye is facing a charge of murder, and assault with a deadly weapon for the stabbing death of his brother, Britts Foye. It happened between 2 and 2:30 a.m. Friday morning according to Heckman.
Captain Heckman says that Foye attacked Britts and his mother, Cora Foye, using a butcher knife inside a home the three share on John Street in the James City area.
Captain Heckman said that Britts was stabbed in the chest and bicep, while his mother was cut on the wrist.
Foye will make his first appearance on Monday morning.
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