Defendants In Death Of UNC Student Body President Indicted

An Orange County grand jury indicted 17-year-old Laurence
Lovette and 21 year-old Demario James Atwater in the death of UNC student body president Eve Carson.

Lovette and James were both indicted on a charge of first degree murder.

Prosecutors have begun the process of revoking the probation of Atwater. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that he appeared Monday in a Wake County courtroom, where he learned he would return to court May 1 to further discuss the violations.

Carson was killed March 5, a few days after Atwater was first
scheduled to appear on the probation violation. He was sent to the
wrong courtroom and the hearing was delayed.


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  • by wanda miller Location: kenansville, nc on Apr 2, 2008 at 08:19 AM
    This is intended for prior posts...low life, gabbage and other degrading terms used for these young people. I would like to ask you all- would you blame the parent(s) as to why these young kids CHOSE this decision? To all parents... When was the last time you ask your child WHat is his or her favorite color? These kids made a choice that neccessary would not had cause them to become low lives or gabbage. How about 1st Peter 5:8. My condolences to all families.May God continue to grace you with understanding and forgivness as to why this happened. According to 1st Peter 5:8 and please do not dismiss that any of us can make a choice that could cause a negative difference in our lives or that of another by any evil force. These KIDS/FAMILIES along with the VICTIMS FAMILIES need our prayers.As a society as a whole how do we combat these senseless acts---simple---we PRAY! GOD IS...in the mix of this sorrow still in control.
  • by Paul Location: New Mexico on Apr 1, 2008 at 03:31 PM
    Sure would be a shame if these two never made it to trial.
  • by watching Location: NC on Apr 1, 2008 at 01:53 PM
    you weren't the first. my comments weren't printed. i suspect there were many comments that couldn't be printed. after all,,,lowlifes have rights, coeds don't.
  • by sorry Location: nc on Apr 1, 2008 at 01:43 PM
    i HAVE no pity for these low lifes
  • by mv Location: warsaw on Apr 1, 2008 at 01:11 PM
    (2) more pieces of garbage off the streets. i hope they rot in there and for the family's that lost there hard working wonderful young adults my heart go's out to you i feel your sorrow & pain what a sad loss but remember they are in a better place & you wiil be them again one day..... good luck!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by wanda miller Location: kenansville, NC on Apr 1, 2008 at 11:24 AM
    I guess I'll be the first to comment. I am truly speechless these young men will spend the rest of their natural born lives in pergortory in one way or another. What a wasted future. Its more even sad to think that once in prison they grow up and now realize...Oh man....how did I end up here. May God heal both side of these families.
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