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2 teens accused of beating 2 Lumberton residents, killing one

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A 15-year-old and a 19-year-old are behind bars after allegedly breaking into two Lumberton homes on May 30 and May 31 and assaulting one victim in each home. One of the victims later died from his injuries.

On May 30, the unidentified juvenile, and the 19-year-old, later identified as Gary Marquise Brooks, from St. Pauls, NC, entered a home on North Water Street, and assaulted the resident, according to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department. The victim received life-threatening injuries, and was taken to a Raleigh hospital for an extended stay.

The next day, the two suspects entered another home on North Water Street and assaulted the resident, 57-year-old Billy Locklear, the news release states. Locklear also receive life-threatening injuries, and was taken a Raleigh hospital where he later died.

The charges on both suspects for the May 30 incident include first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping, and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, officials stated. The charges on both suspects for the May 31 incident include first-degree murder and felony conspiracy.

According to the release, the juvenile is being held at a juvenile facility, and Brooks was incarcerated at the Robeson County Detention Center. Bond was set at $100,000 for the May 30 incident, and no bond was set for the May 31 incident.

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