DEPUTIES: Wanted Man Found Dead

Authorities say a man found dead in Duplin County is the same man they were looking for earlier in the day.

The Duplin County Sheriff's Office says the body of Jabour Mclean was found near Dobson Chapel Road off of Highway 24 near Kenansville around 5:45 p.m. Monday.

Earlier Monday the sheriff's department was asking for the public's help in locating the 36-year-old Mclean on charges of attempted murder, first degree rape and first degree kidnapping.


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Lawmen in Duplin County are needing the public's help in locating a man wanted to attempted murder, first degree rape and first degree kidnapping.

Jabour Mclean has relatives in Duplin County, as well as Greensboro and the Fayetteville area. Deputies say the 36-year-old may also be en route to Atlanta.

They consider him armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Mclean they are asked to call Duplin County Sheriff's Office at 910-296-2150.


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  • by stephanie Location: jacksonville,NC on Jan 21, 2011 at 10:27 AM
    Wedn. jan.25th, 2011 will be a year since God took you from us. There is not a day that goes by that the kids and i are missing you and thinking of you.Until the day comes we shall laugh and see one another again. I love and miss you dearly.
  • by missy on Apr 13, 2010 at 03:04 PM
    i knew him quite well, he was a very good friend of mine, we helped each other out through alot of tough times. i will never see him for what the media says..the only things i seen from him was loyalty, caring, respectful, honest, and he NEVER raised a voice to me.....kaream you will always be in my heart, never forgotten, love you always, and may you r.i.p!!!
  • by stephanie on Feb 2, 2010 at 07:26 AM
    We still loved each other even through over the years of drama. The love was still there, just losted
  • by stephannie Location: jacksonville on Feb 2, 2010 at 07:24 AM
    We spent time together for about 2 weeks while he stayed in my home to spend time with his 2 kids that I have. He always made the kids and I laugh. He was always trying to be funny.We take in the memory of him by the things he attempted to do for the love of his kids.Not what he chose not to do.Take away the anger that you have towards him and greive for your son. somethings we have to let go and the negative is one of those things.
  • by Stephanie Location: Jacksonville on Feb 1, 2010 at 08:21 PM
    I didn't see this coming at all. And if any one seen this coming then this just shows to everyone as the mother to one of his kids how much respect you have for your own kids. Our lives will move on,but our kids will not. Especially to questions that go unanswered. If anyone wants to email: steffulmer30@yahoo.com "Your heart weeps, your heart bleeds,May you come to rest in peace."
  • by StephanieFulmer 1ST son's mother on Feb 1, 2010 at 08:12 PM
    He was not trash. He was a human being. Myself and the rest of his family seen him ly not at peace.I morn for him every day.Reguardless, his family is still a part of my life and I paid my respects to him and the rest of his family.At least when he was still alive we still had an oportunity for our kids to know him. We now have to make a choice to step in and make our sons be apart of his life.With or without him here.I now know what it is like to be a single parent now that he is gone.Our kids will never have answers and neither will I.If I have to pull out of my pocket and due what ever I have to due to prove he is not guilty so he may rest in peace,then I will.My son has always loved his father and I never took that away from him reguardless of the problems Jabour and I had. We will always grieve over him. Know one ever deserves to be tormented no matter what they have done wrong through out life. Jabour if you see this in heaven "We will always love you."Loved and taken by God.
  • by matt Location: kenensville on Feb 1, 2010 at 09:20 AM
    Well i have to say this is a sad story i live very close to where he stayed and where he was found he didnt seem like a bad person he has came to my house a couple of times but who am i to judge may he rip and may god be with Elizibeth
  • by Mary Ellen Location: new york on Jan 31, 2010 at 02:45 PM
    my heart goes out to the family. Jabour was the father to my only grandson. i feel pain because he will grow up not really knowing his dad. i would like to know if there is proof that Jabour did what he was accused of. Guess we will never know. Jabours children will grow up with lots of questions that will never be answered. we are always quick to judge others. maybe we should take a look at our own lives.
  • by sf Location: Clinton on Jan 29, 2010 at 03:19 PM
    My prayers go out to the family and friends of Jabour. May all the good memories of him live on.
  • by Amen on Jan 28, 2010 at 04:11 PM
    Amen Anonymous finally!! I have been thinking this very same thing. My prayers are with his family because you are NO ONE knows the pain they are going though and no one has stopped their finger pointing to acknowledge that pain. Stay strong author 'little brother' Keep your memories of your loved one and be blessed!
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