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Five Indicted Monday In November Murder

According to published reports, the Pitt County Grand Jury handed down murder indictments to five people accused of shooting and killing 22 year old Kenya Blount of Greenville.

Travoris Atkinson, Richard Taft,Demoreal Taft, Thron Whitehead and Curtis Williams all face murder charges for the November 15 shooting death of the 22 year old mother of two.

Authorities say fight broke out at a downtown nightclub between two rival gang members. The fight ended in a rain of bullets at Howell and Evans street as the group drove up to the car Blount was riding in opened fire, according to police.

Blount's mother, Caprice Hayes spoke exclusively to WITN after the murder. She says her daughter was not a gang member, but a loving mother of two young children.


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