Man Charged In Edgecomb County Murder

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

A shooting in Edgecombe County turned deadly this morning.

Deputies say a woman called saying that her husband had been shot.

When authorities got to the home on Faith Baptist Church Road, they found Jeffrey Ashley dead.

Charged with first degree murder is Brandon Hinnant. Deputies say Ashley was shot multiple times to the upper torso.

No motive has been determined yet and the 36-year-old Hinnant is in jail without bond.

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 15, 2009 at 02:00 PM
    Lisa, Stephanie, Sean, and Aeryn, you guys are in our Prayers.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2008 at 08:25 PM
    we need harsher punishment for these people he don't think twice about taking another person's prayers are with this family....god bless
  • by Jamal Location: Walshkinson on Mar 21, 2008 at 03:40 PM
    Yet another senseless act of violence - My thoughts and prayers go out to the family in their time of need and great loss. God Bless -

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