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Family Speaks About Second Arrest Made In Brothers' Murder

A family speaks out after a second arrest has been made in the double murder of their loved ones.

On Monday Maurice Wesley was arrested for the murders of Antwan and James Cox.

The brothers were found back in July.

Their bodies were burned in their vehicle behind an abandoned hog farm.

In September Robert Lee Smith Jr. was the first suspect to be arrested for the murders.

Family members say they are happy there has been another arrest, but it still doesn't bring closure because it doesn't change the fact that apart of their family is gone.

The family says they do believe more people were involved in the brothers' death.

According to the Sheriffs Department the investigation is still ongoing.

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A second arrest has been made in the deaths of two Greene County brothers

Sheriff Lemmie Smith says Maurice Wesley was charged Monday with the murder of James & Antwan Cox. In August authorities charged 19-year-old Robert Smith of Stantonsburg also with the murder.

Wesley is being held without bond.

The two brothers were found at an abandoned hog operation near Walstonburg on July 30th. The two men had been missing since July 22nd. Their bodies were found inside their burned vehicle.

Smith says Wesley's name kept popping up in the investigation. The sheriff says working with the SBI and the district attorney they were able to obtain enough information to charge the 30-year-old Wesley with the murder.


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