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Two arrested in connection with murder of Scotland County teen

Left: Albert Anderson; right: James Locklear (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office Facebook page) Left: Albert Anderson; right: James Locklear (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Two Laurinburg men were arrested in connection with the murder of a Scotland County teenager.

According to information on the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, Albert Anderson was arrested on May 27 and charged with first-degree murder and felony conspiracy.

The day before, James Chadwick Locklear was taken into custody and faces the same charges, according to the SCSO.

Both suspects received a no-bond status and were incarcerated at the Scotland County Detention Center.

The two men are charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Kendrick McGirt.

SCSO Capt. Mitch Johnson previously said a call came in at 11:58 p.m., on May 23 for a possible gunshot victim at a home on Hasty Road.

When officers arrived, they reportedly found the body of McGirt, a senior at Scotland High School, Johnson said.

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