Arrest Made In Highway 91 Attempted Murder

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An arrest has been made in the attempted murder of a Wilson man.

Derrick Adams was found severely beaten, wrapped in a sheet in a car along Highway 91 Wednesday.

Yesterday deputies were able to identify Adams and now they have made an arrest in his attack.

Charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflict serious injury and armed robbery is William Graves. Deputies made the arrest at 8:00 a.m. this morning and expect to release more details later today.

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Thanks to fingerprints, deputies in Wilson County have identified a man found severely beaten in a car.

The man is 24 year old Derrick Adams of Wilson.

He was discovered yesterday morning outside of Saratoga along Highway 91, wrapped in a sheet and severely beaten.

This morning Adams is listed in grave condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Deputies say they have not made any arrests in his assault.