29 Apr '18, 3pm

AWOL Marine is charged with murdering his grandmother, NC sheriff says

AWOL Marine is charged with murdering his grandmother, NC sheriff says

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (Tribune News Service) — Authorities pulled the body of a North Carolina grandmother from a creek Friday and charged her grandson, a Marine who had been AWOL, in connection with her death. Authorities in Rocky Mount arrested 18-year-old Isaiah Kahleal Evans Caesar at the Homewood Suites at 231 Gateway Blvd., where he had used his grandmother’s credit card to purchase a room, according to local news reports. Authorities had been looking for Sallie Copeland Evans, the 74-year-old grandmother from Roanoke Rapids, for several days after her family filed a missing-persons report, ABC 11 reported. Her sister Mattie Copeland Parker said Evans was last seen Sunday evening, according to a Facebook post about Evans’ disappearance. Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said Evans’ body was found off Highway 903 in a creek near her home, CBS17 and WRAL reported. Authoriti...

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military.com 30 Apr '18, 10am

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Authorities pulled the body of a North Carolina grandmother from a creek Friday and charged her grand...