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Man charged for murder of girlfriend in Rowland after turning himself in

David Anthony Gordon. Source: Robeson County Detention Center David Anthony Gordon. Source: Robeson County Detention Center

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – A 50-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder after he turned himself in on Sunday for the killing of his girlfriend, a 43-year-old Rowland woman.

David Anthony Gordon, also of Rowland, was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder for the death of Patsy Nicole Reaves, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office. The autopsy revealed Reaves had been shot in the head. According to police, there was an argument between Gordon and Reaves, resulting in Gordon shooting her.

Reaves was found deceased in her home on Saturn Drive off Purvis Road on Thursday, according to a news release from Major Anthony Thompson. It was originally reported that she was found by her boyfriend.

Gordon was placed in the Robeson County Detention Center with no bond, and will have his first court appearance on Monday.

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