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BREAKING NEWS: Man found dead in car
Second man wounded in incident

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide and a wounding which occurred on Hobson Road at the intersection with Irisburg Road around 2:14 p.m. Tuesday.

There were reports of an accident at the intersection, according to a sheriff's office release. When the first officer arrived he discovered that there had been a shooting incident and the homicide victim was in the car which had hit an embankment.

The vehicle involved was a white 2009 Chevrolet Impala four-door with North Carolina license plate WWR-4365. There were several shots fired in and around this vehicle.

The victim was Akoreon JaJuantez "A J" Murphy, 22, of 207 Madison St., Eden, N.C., according to the release.

A second subject in the vehicle was also injured in the incident. Demarcus LaVon Hairston, 27, of Ranson Road, Martinsville, was treated and released from Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.

This incident is actively under investigation and authorities are asking anyone with information about it to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at 638-8751.

The Crimestoppers Program offers reward money up to $1000.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information provided determine the amount of reward paid. Call Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).

See this site and Wednesday's Martinsville Bulletin for additional details.


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