Three-year-old dies after finding gun and shooting himself

GREENVILLE, NC – A heartbreaking event took place in Greenville, North Carolina, when a toddler found a firearm in his home and accidentally shot himself. The distressing incident occurred on Friday night, and saw the Greenville Police Department rushing to a residence on Beech Street around 10 p.m. The 3-year-old boy was swiftly transported to ECU Health Medical Center after the incident. Despite the relentless efforts of the emergency medical team, the toddler was pronounced …

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Man charged with murder after body of college student discovered in towed car trunk

EDENTON, NC – A man from Edenton, North Carolina, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing a woman whose body was discovered in the trunk of his car. The vehicle, which was parked in a private lot, was towed and the horrific discovery was made by an employee of the towing company. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (NCSBI) revealed that the vehicle belonged to Jordan Isaiah Thomas. The body was found on January …

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Child killed in disturbing hit-and-run while playing outside her house, driver arrested

CARY, NC – Controversy has erupted surrounding the death of 6-year-old Joselin Perez Hernandez, who was hit by a car while playing outside her home in Cary, North Carolina. The driver, Andrew Everett, 50, is now facing multiple charges. He allegedly drove at speeds 10 to 15 mph over the limit and showed no signs of attempting to brake before striking Hernandez. According to a search warrant acquired by WRAL, officers arriving at the scene …

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Man tries to stick McDonald’s worker’s head in deep fryer during fight

HIGH POINT, NC – A North Carolina pastor found himself in hot water last week after he allegedly assaulted a McDonald’s employee. During the violent attack, he attempted to plunge one of the worker’s heads into a deep fryer. The incident reportedly occurred after Dwayne Wayden’s wife, who was undergoing manager training at the restaurant. His wife called him to complain about a colleague’s disrespectful behavior toward her. According to the High Point Police Department, …

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Off-duty officer dies in shooting at gas station

COLFAX, NC – A Blue Alert initiated following the fatal shooting of an off-duty Greensboro Police sergeant at a Sheetz gas station in Colfax, North Carolina, has been withdrawn. The incident happened just after 4 p.m. on Sandy Ridge Road when an off-duty sergeant attempted to intervene in an ongoing crime at the gas station. The suspects involved responded by shooting the sergeant, authorities affirmed. Another off-duty officer and a paramedic from Guilford County were …

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Man caught hiding teen girl behind trap door in his bedroom

LINCOLN COUNTY, KY – A disturbing rescue operation unfolded on Christmas Day in Kentucky when a 16-year-old girl reported missing from North Carolina since early December was found concealed behind a trap door in a man’s home. The man, 34-year-old Zackary Jones, is facing a plethora of serious charges, including rape and assault. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered the locked trap door, hidden beneath a rug in Jones’ bedroom, while responding to a domestic …

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Airplane crash closes highway

ASHEVILLE, NC – A small aircraft met with a tragic accident on Interstate 26, near Asheville Regional Airport in western North Carolina, on Thursday night. The plane not only crashed but also caught fire, causing severe damage. Two individuals who were on board at the time of the crash sustained injuries. They were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention. The severity of their injuries was not life-threatening, according to the authorities. The …

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Man punished for drugging and sexual assault that lasted weeks

ASHEVILLE, NC – A North Carolina resident has been sentenced to two decades in prison following a conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his Asheville home for a span of 10 days in February 2020, as confirmed by local authorities. The perpetrator, William Todd Murell, 58, was found guilty of first-degree rape and felony assault causing serious bodily harm by a Buncombe County jury on November 13. Despite being acquitted of a …

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Siblings killed by their dad in disturbing murder-suicide

.WINSTON-SALEM, NC – An incident of murder-suicide in Winston-Salem led to the tragic loss of two siblings. Early on Tuesday morning around 3:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting report at Water Lily Circle. On arrival, they discovered the deceased bodies of David Lee Housden, 55, and his two children, Alexander David Housden, 20, and Kaylee Nicole Housden, 16, all bearing gunshot wounds. Citing preliminary findings, Police Chief William Penn said they believe that Housden …

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Four people killed in shooting at homeless camp

AUTRYVILLE, NC – A homeless encampment in Autryville, North Carolina, became the backdrop of a tragic crime scene on Sunday, following a quadruple shooting that resulted in four fatalities. Authorities are investigating the incident as a possible murder-suicide. The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of gunfire around 9:20 a.m. Sunday, in the vicinity of Autryville. A local resident reported overhearing an argument from the encampment as she was returning home from a morning …

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