NC Man Charged With Murder After Choking Death

Authorities say a 43-year-old Wilmington, N.C., man has been charged with murder after he choked another man while trying to break up a weekend fight.

Horry County police say Robert Lewallen strangled 46-year-old
Raymond McLain while breaking up a fight between McLain and a

Authorities say McLain was unconscious when paramedics arrived
Saturday night and died a few hours later.

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  • by S Location: Rose Hill on Feb 14, 2008 at 06:58 AM
    I haven't been keeping up with this story, but from what I have read, it seems to me this man was a HERO. He saved this woman from possible death hersself and now he is being punished for it. I think this is twisted. Maybe he did use a little too much force on the other man, but still......
  • by robin Location: ernul on Feb 13, 2008 at 04:15 AM
    i think that anyone that drive any kind of bus school or public should have to have the physcals required. to just ket students or teacher just drive a bus carring or children of any age is just dangerous and this bus accident should be proof enough!!
  • by Tom Location: Columbia , NC on Feb 12, 2008 at 04:28 PM
    I hope who ever brought charges on this man finds thereself in this same predicament one day with the victim being his wife, daughter, or mother. What is this world coming to. People like this will make people who see stuff like this happening not do anything, just keep right on going !!!!!
  • by candace g Location: Jville NC on Feb 12, 2008 at 07:39 AM
    was he trying to protect the woman? was this an abusive man who was fighting with the woman? was this woman his wife? NEED MORE INFO. nobody should die like this BUT a man should not hit a woman.PLEASE keep us up 2 date.
  • by J Location: NC on Feb 12, 2008 at 06:19 AM
    Well, if the guy was beating on the woman, then I thank the man for taking care of him.

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