North Carolina police charge suspect in fatal shooting of 2

NC man charged with 2 counts of 1st degree murder and possession of a firearm by felon

A man has been charged in the fatal shootings of a woman and a man whose bodies were found in a vehicle with two uninjured toddlers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

The Rocky Mount Telegram reports that Eric Coley was arrested on Friday. He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. That's according to police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson.

The 42-year-old is being held without bond in the Nash County Detention Center, county sheriff’s records online said.

The bodies of Destiny Wiggins, 24, and Devone Brown, 28, were found with apparent gunshot wounds between approximately 6 a.m. and 6:15 a.m. on Thursday.

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Jackson in the first news release on Thursday about the case said the two toddlers were found in the rear seat of the vehicle.

North Carolina police charged a suspect for the fatal shootings of two people with two uninjured toddlers. The man was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and possession.

North Carolina police charged a suspect for the fatal shootings of two people with two uninjured toddlers. The man was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and possession.

Coley is due at 9 a.m. on Monday in Nash County District Court for a first appearance before the court.

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State Public Safety records said Coley was convicted in 2013 in Edgecombe County for possessing stolen goods.

The records also said Coley was convicted in 2004 in Edgecombe County for assault inflicting serious bodily injury and in 1998 in Edgecombe County for attempted breaking and entering.