NC Man Dekota Boney ID’d As Victim In Monday Morning Myrtle Grove Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Dekota Gardell Boney, of Wilmington, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Monday morning single-vehicle crash in New Hanover County.

Boney, 33, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Wilmington early Monday morning.

According to reports, Boney was operating a vehicle on Piner Road near Myrtle Grove Road in Myrtle Grove, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2:15 a.m. Monday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree and a dwelling.

Boney was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

No one else was injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: New Hanover County is one of 100 counties located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 202,667. Though the second-smallest county in land area, it is one of the most populous, as its county seat, Wilmington, is one of the state’s largest cities – Wikipedia.

Greensboro Man Cameron Owens ID’d As High Point Victim Found Shot Dead In Vehicle Thursday

HIGH POINT, NC. (THECOUNT) — Cameron N. Owens, of Greensboro, has been identified as the victim found shot to death inside a vehicle in High Point early Thursday morning.

Owens, 23, was found dead in High Point early Thursday morning after police responded to reports of shots fired in the 200 block of Druid Street.

When officers arrived they located a vehicle in a parking area of a small Druid Street apartment complex.

Officers were spotted removing a body from the driver’s seat of the car, reports MyFox8.

Police do not plan to release more information until they have conducted more interviews of potential witnesses and searched locations connected to the crime.

Anyone with any information can call Detective Buben at (336) 887-7867 or Crime Stoppers of High Point at (336) 889-4000.

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Geo quick facts: High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the state of North Carolina. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina’s only city that extends into four counties – Wikipedia.

NC Man Raykwon Reid ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Wilmington Fatal Dirt Bike Crash

WILMINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Raykwon Reid, of Wilson, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim killed while operating a dirt bike in Wilmington, North Carolina on Wednesday night.

Reid, 23, died after the dirt bike he was traveling on hit the side of a vehicle in the 3000 block of Princess Place Drive. around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

Witnesses say Reid attempted to avoid a van that was turning left on Princess Place Drive with the fatal collision occurred.

Reid was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

No one was cited at the scene and no charges have been filed against the van driver at this time.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:

The investigation is ongoing.

Geo quick facts: Wilmington is a port city in North Carolina. It’s known as a gateway to Cape Fear Coast beaches like Wrightsville, with its strong surf, and Carolina, with its long boardwalk. Part of downtown’s Historic District, the Riverwalk is lined with restaurants, galleries and shops. It runs along the Cape Fear River, where the Battleship North Carolina is moored. Artifacts on the ship explore WWII naval combat history wikipedia.

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Following $5k Reward Offer, NC Woman Alyssa Marie Angus Charged In Hit-And-Run That Seriously Injured Wilmington Bartender Last Month

WILMINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Alyssa Marie Angus has been identified by the Wilmington Police the woman sought in a hit-and-run collision in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, last month that seriously injured popular Wilmington bartender, Justin Sartain.

Police say they have issued warrants for 27-year-old Angus, after multiple people came forward this week with information in the hit-and-run. Angus, of Hampstead, is charged with hit and run causing serious injury, failure to yield causing serious injury and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Police say a vehicle struck Sartain at the intersection of South 3rd ST and Dock ST, Wilmington, NC, around 8 p.m. Feb. 23 as he walked to his job as a bartender.

Police say Sartain had the right of way and was midway through the intersection when Angus plowed into him, throwing him into the air and onto the top of the vehicle.

He rolled off the hood of the car and into the street. As he was in the street, the car took off running over him, shattering his lower extremities.

Yesterday Crime Stoppers announced a $5,000 reward in the case. There’s no word on if anyone will get the money, reports WWAYTV3.

This is a developing story.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Wilmington is a port city in North Carolina. It’s known as a gateway to Cape Fear Coast beaches like Wrightsville, with its strong surf, and Carolina, with its long boardwalk. Part of downtown’s Historic District, the Riverwalk is lined with restaurants, galleries and shops. It runs along the Cape Fear River, where the Battleship North Carolina is moored. Artifacts on the ship explore WWII naval combat history – wikipedia.

NC Bicyclist Killed After Run Over By Wilmington Garbage Truck Tuesday Identified

WILMINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Dashiell Titus Parker, of Wilmington, NC, has been identified as the man killed after run over by a Waste Management truck Tuesday evening.

Parker, 30, was operating a bicycle when he lost control and entered the path of a moving garbage truck. The tragic accident occurred just outside Wilmington city limits Tuesday around 5:20 p.m., according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

Sgt. Matthew King said the Dashiell Titus Parker, 30, of Wilmington, was riding a bicycle eastbound on the shoulder of 23rd Street near the ILM Airport around 5:20 p.m. when he struck a washed out area of pavement, lost control of the bike, and was thrown in the path of a Waste Management truck that was also traveling east. Continue reading

DE HORROR Murder-Suicide After Man Kills Entire Wilmington Family Before Shooting Self

PRICES CORNER, DE. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Edwards has been identified as the shooter in a horrific Wilmington murder-suicide involving an entire Delaware family.

Police say, Edwards, 42, shot his wife 41-year-old Julie Burton Edwards, and their children, 6-year-old Jacob, 4-year-old Brinley, and 3-year-old Paxton, before turning the weapon on himself.

The dead were discovered shot to death in the second floor of the family home.

Police say Matthew Edwards died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police were called around 8 p.m. Monday to the home on the 2700 block of Ferris Road. Continue reading

Missing NC Man ‘Hunter Stroupe’ Found Dead In Wilmington Greenfield Lake

Missing Wilmington, North Carolina man, Justin “Hunter” Stroupe, was found dead in Greenfield Lake Sunday morning.

Stroupe, 28, was reported missing on Wednesday, by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

WPD, the fire department and EMS responded to the scene where Stroupe’s body was found lifeless.

According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the body has been identified as Stroupe. Continue reading

Ashley Biden Tying The Knot

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Ashley Biden, the daughter of that guy with all the free time these days, Vice President Joe Biden, is finally getting hitched.

“We’re going to do it in Delaware,” said the mother of the bride, Jill Biden.

So far what we know is it’s all going down in Delaware, but no exact location was given. America’s second daughter is to marry Philly plastic surgeon Dr. Howard Krein. The couple has been knowing each other for just over a year.

The official statement said: “The vice president, Dr. (Jill) Biden and their entire family are thrilled.”