Officers Call It a Double Murder in Wilson County

Wilson County sheriff's deputies had a double murder on their hands Friday night.

Deputies say 62 year old, Charles Bill Raper rammed a house near Lucama where his wife was staying with a pick-up truck loaded with diesel fuel. Authorities say the truck did not catch fire, but that the bodies of rapers wife, Sandra Raper, and his stepson, Emerson Ray Batchelor, were found dead inside the home. Authorities will not say what killed the two victims. According to deputies, Charles Raper fled the scene but was later located at around 12:10 Saturday morning with the help of K-9 dogs.

Raper was arrested and charged with 2 counts of murder, and is in the Wilson County jail.


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