NEW INFO: Woman Arrested In Pitt County Murder Case

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

A second suspect has been arrested in the murder of a Grimesland man investigators say died after he was beaten with a baseball bat Friday.

48-year-old Connie Hahn was arrested Tuesday and charged with accessory After the Fact and Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon. Hahn's husband, 52-year-old Ronald Chadwick is charged with Murder for the death of 54-year-old Michael Stocks.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was called to a home on Mizell Street in Greenville just before 2:00 a.m. Friday for a possible assault. Deputies found Michael Stocks on the floor with an apparent head injury. Stocks was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital where he died. Investigators discovered he was assaulted with a baseball bat while staying at Hahn's and Chadwick's home.

Chadwick has a previous conviction for murder in Florida and an extensive criminal history in N.C.

Chadwick is being held on $2,500,000 bond at the Pitt County Dentention Center. Hahn's bond is set at $300,000.

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A Pitt County man is charged with murder.

54-year-old Ronald Chadwick is accused of killing Michael Stocks.

Deputies responded to a call of a possible assault at a home in Greenville early Friday morning.

Rescue crews say they found 54-year-old Michael Stocks on the floor with a head injury. They said it appeared he was intoxicated. He was transported to the hospital were he later died.

After an investigation by the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, it was determined that Stocks' death was not an accident.

Deputies arrested Chadwick and charged him with an open count of murder. He is now in jail under a two million dollar bond.

The Sheriff's Office says more arrests could be made.


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