Suspects Arrested In Murder Of Snow Hill Man

Two suspects are behind bars and charged in the murder of a Snow Hill man in Kinston.

Kinston Police, U.S. Marshals and the SBI arrested 19- year-old Charles Clark and 21-year-old Alphonso Patton Friday night. They were both arrested in Dudley.

Clark and Paton are charged in the murder of 49-year-old Thomas Mewborn of Snow Hill. Police say Mewborn was found shot at the Simon Bright apartments at 903 E. Shine Street in Kinston around 6:30 p.m. April 22.

Mewborn was pronounced dead at the hospital. Clark and Patton are in jail under no bond.

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  • by the county Location: nc on May 15, 2011 at 12:07 PM
    getting shot in the back must be the way to go these days. Noone deserves this. these young men COULD HAVE BEEN upstanding in their youth but as adults fell off course HARD. Yes i am glad they are off the streets but remember that there are some to follow ,picking up these terrible habits not only in this county but surrounding counties. 5/14/2011 i lost a love one at the hands of some young man who was surrounded by crime and violence in his youth. I pray for thefamily, for one day they will also mourn a death.
  • by Ashley Location: Mt. Olive on May 3, 2011 at 10:11 AM
    I think it is shame that this had to happen. We need to look at the boys families and ask them how they let their children get this far.
  • by Anonymous on May 2, 2011 at 07:01 AM
    I cant express how glad I am that these FOOLs have been arrested. They should get the death penality, who really shoots someone in the back. An innocent man lost his life because these low lifes have nothing better to do with theres. It a shame!!! I hope and pray they get what they deserve, and for any of you that want to take up for them you can go to H**l with them!!!
  • by Token Phrase on Apr 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM
    Ummm,...You don't know what it be like....gnow-wad-I'm sayin'?
  • by Anonymous on Apr 30, 2011 at 08:11 PM
  • by Gville on Apr 30, 2011 at 07:07 PM
    2 more down for a little while.
  • by pete Location: grifton on Apr 30, 2011 at 05:54 PM
    D J they do step up to the plate,fill it full and go back for second' will tip the scales around 400 pound's. HA! HA! HA!
  • by Thug LookAlike Location: Greenville on Apr 30, 2011 at 06:58 AM
    Is that he same fellow who kidnapped the ECU student?
  • by Anonymous on Apr 30, 2011 at 05:01 AM
    Where are the posters stating how sweet these boys are, and that they could never do something like this?
  • by DJ on Apr 30, 2011 at 03:00 AM
    When will this madness stop??? NAACP step up to the plate
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