Robeson County officials charge man in girlfriend's murder

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in Robeson County.

Christopher O'Brian Lennon was arrested Wednesday, October 8 and charged with first degree murder and murder of an unborn child in the death of Princess Powell and her unborn child, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

An autopsy revealed Ms. Powell was pregnant at the time of her death and died of blunt force trauma to the body, which caused her death and the death of the unborn child. Police said Lennon told them he found Ms. Powell dead inside her Lumberton home on Sunday, September 7.

Lennon was transported to the Robeson County Detention Center under no bond. His scheduled arraignment date is November 3.

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