Florence man accused in Lumberton double homicide extradited to N.C., denied bond

Florence man accused in Lumberton double homicide extradited to N.C., denied bond
Xavier Joseph Kenneth Green (Source: Lumberton Police Department)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WMBF) – A judge has denied bond for the Florence man accused in the fatal shooting of two women in Lumberton.

Xavier Joseph Kenneth Green, 25, appeared before Judge Judith Daniels in Robeson County District Court Wednesday morning. He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

Judge Judith Daniels, left, speaks with Xavier Green during a court appearance Wednesday in Robeson County.
Judge Judith Daniels, left, speaks with Xavier Green during a court appearance Wednesday in Robeson County. (Source: The Robesonian)

Green allegedly shot and killed Kayla Kyle and Kimberly Hunt on Friday in the parking lot of the Family Dollar on East 5th Street in Lumberton.

Green was arrested in Florence County Tuesday afternoon and extradited back to North Carolina that night, according to a press release from the Lumberton Police Department.

It was not immediately known when Green’s next court appearance will be held.

Authorities continue to investigate the shooting.

If you have any information, call Lumberton police at (910) 671-3845.

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