NEW INFO: Man Murdered On Outer Banks

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One man is in custody after deputies say he killed a neighbor early Friday morning on Roanoke Island in Dare County.

The Dare County Sheriff's Office says Edgar Govan of Fernando Street in Manteo was arrested today. He's suspected in the shooting of Steven Stewart, Jr. who lived two houses down on the same Street.

Deputies were called there at 1 a.m. Friday, where they found Govan and the 26-year-old shooting victim. Deputies say Stewart died at the hospital.

Govan went before a judge Friday morning for his first appearance and is being held on a $300,000 bond. His next court date is August 1st.


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