Edgecombe County man charged with killing son-in-law

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 6:49 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 at 8:20 AM EDT
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EDGECOMBE COUNTY (WITN) - An Edgecombe County man is in jail after deputies say he fatally shot his son-in-law.

Edgecombe County deputies say John Adams III, 58, shot and killed Bobby Braswell, 30. Reports say Braswell and his wife had gotten into a fight, so she called her father. When her father showed up, Adams and Braswell then got into a physical fight. Deputies say Adams shot Braswell as he ran off after the fight.

Adams is charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bond in Nash County Jail.

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