Halloween Party Ends In Murder

Halifax County deputies say a man was stabbed to death after a fight broke out outside a Halloween party over the weekend.

According to deputies a Halloween costume party was held at the VFW Post in Roanoke Rapids, when a fight broke out in the parking lot.

Another fight later broke out involving the same people on Mill Street. Deputies say Joshua Green was stabbed twice in the side and cut on his neck. Green was driven to the hospital by friends, but did not survive his injuries.

43-year-old Curtis Edwards of Roanoke Rapids and 23-year-old Kasey Tanner of Roanoke Rapids have been charged in the murder of Green.

Both are in jail with no bond. Their first court appearance is set for December 7th.


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  • by ME Location: ENC on Nov 1, 2011 at 07:24 AM
    @smh, you are so right, the DOC website is open to the public and the truth is right there for the world to see, they both had a back ground and more than likely would continue their career as offenders...dumb part is 2 on 1 with weapons, why can't you fight with your fists and show who the real men are, but no gotta have a weapon and kill someone, so now pay the price and have a nice time in prison, they deserve every day of the consequences!!
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      by smh on Nov 1, 2011 at 09:57 PM in reply to ME
      I am glad you agree with me. People don't fight with their fists like they did back in the day. Now everybody is throwing their life away by pulling out a knife or gun and earning themselves a prison cell.
  • by September on Oct 31, 2011 at 07:53 AM
    It's a shame this happened. This was my uncle, & he was way too young. Reality hasn't hit me yet, i still can't even believe it.. I'm extremely sad. These men deserve to rot in jail. I love you Josh. God rest your soul, you will NEVER be forgotten. We will meet again... <3
  • by ME Location: ENC on Oct 31, 2011 at 07:15 AM
    What is going on with our society? It is very sad for both families in this altercation, losing a son to murder and the others being put away for life, prayers to their families, they are the ones that are suffering, not the one who stabbed and killed, you're gonna live the high life in prison for the rest of your life!! High life means you still have your life, you get three meals a day, one hour on the yard and tv time, and what does the victim get, to never see his family again? You deserve to sit and rot forever!!
  • by 40some on Oct 30, 2011 at 09:46 PM
    Shame the victim didn't have a CCW and a hand gun in his pocket. He could have killed these two and saved us the tax dollars to house and feed them. Too late John! I've got a closet full of guns. Better move back to Massachusetts, or is it Taxachusetts?
  • by Rebecca Location: NC on Oct 30, 2011 at 09:38 PM
    im totally shocked and dont know what to say or think.
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      by nichole on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:36 AM in reply to Rebecca
      i agree becky...seems the family has been torn apart again :(
  • by Tim Location: Greenville on Oct 30, 2011 at 07:17 PM
    BRAVO John, Wonderful insight, Where might your high and mighty self be from?
  • by Anonymous on Oct 30, 2011 at 06:06 PM
    I Bet Alcohol Was Involved!!!!
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      by 40 on Oct 30, 2011 at 09:43 PM in reply to
      No way! Not these two pillars of society.
  • by john Location: Simpson on Oct 30, 2011 at 05:45 PM
    This is why you should NEVER give someone from NC guns OR knives. Too many scrambled brains around here.
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      by Wake Up!!! on Oct 30, 2011 at 08:04 PM in reply to john
      Hey Idiot, You ever think if this Guy who was attacked had a Gun and DESERVED to have it he might be home with his family this Holiday? Thoughts and Prayers to the Family!!
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      by Anonymous on Oct 31, 2011 at 08:52 AM in reply to john
      Yea because only people from NC kill others with guns or knives...I own a gun I aint out killing people for no reason. Grow up
  • by ralphie Location: ahoskie on Oct 30, 2011 at 05:36 PM
    How tragic. How many more innocents will be harmed because of not locking up evil criminal pigs who have no respect for life, Americans? Enough with people saying "too expensive"!!! Put the ones who deserve to be locked up, in prison. THEN worry about where to cut costs. I say, start with food. ONE feeding a week will keep them alive- and if they were to deserve letting out, they will be in no condition to harm anyone for a good long while.
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      by Ralphie For President! on Oct 31, 2011 at 04:55 PM in reply to ralphie
      You got my vote buddy!
  • by Happy Halloween! on Oct 30, 2011 at 02:46 PM
    DOC website: Curtis Edwards - assault/DWI/resisting/driving w/o license : Kasey Tanner has a laundry list, too. (including B&E)....Put these guys AWAY!
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      by Rebecca on Oct 30, 2011 at 09:39 PM in reply to Happy Halloween!
      and i dont appreciate you going on the DOC website and posting my cousins background history on this website.
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        by Happy Halloween! on Oct 31, 2011 at 01:18 AM in reply to Rebecca
        Which website would you prefer?
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        by And? on Oct 31, 2011 at 02:48 AM in reply to Rebecca
        Public record. Deal with it.
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        by porkchop on Oct 31, 2011 at 04:02 AM in reply to Rebecca
        I don't appreciate your cousin being a thug.
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        by obamanot on Oct 31, 2011 at 09:42 AM in reply to Rebecca
        That was so stupid it was funny.
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        by smh on Oct 31, 2011 at 09:01 PM in reply to Rebecca
        If your cousin wouldn't have a background it wouldn't be up there to see. They were bound to do somehting dumb and they sure did prove it! And not to mention it was a 2 on 1 fight. What a shame.
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