Two men charged in Edenton murder

EDENTON, N.C. (WITN)- Two people are facing murder charges after a man was shot and killed earlier this week.

Edenton Police say that Deeandre Copeland and Jaheim Speaks were arrested and charged on Thursday with the murder of 32-year-old Cruize Riddick.

Police say that officers responded this past Wednesday around 10:22 p.m. to the 1000 block of Badham Road where they found Riddick critically injured.

Riddick was taken to Vidant Chowan Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Copeland and Speaks are being held in the Chowan County Jail without bond.

Edenton Police Chief Henry King thanked the NC SBI for their help in arresting the two men.