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Possible Break in UNC Student Slaying
Abcnews.com ^ | 03/12/08 | EMILY FRIEDMAN and DAVID SCHOETZ

Posted on 03/12/2008 12:59:59 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper

Police in Durham, N.C., have arrested a man who may be a person of interest in the murder of a University of North Carolina student during an overnight raid and have handed him over to the Chapel Hill Police Department, according to ABC News affiliate WTVD.

Possible Break in Murder CaseRaw video of the arrest shows a young black male who fits the description of the person police believe used Eve Carson's ATM card the night the UNC student body president was found fatally shot near campus.

Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall said that police are now questioning a person of interest at the Chapel Hill Police Headquarters, according to WTVD.

Authorities in Durham and Chapel Hill would not confirm to ABC News that the man arrested was connected to the Carson investigation, but said authorities were meeting and would have some type of announcement for the media later today.

Durham is approximately 12 miles from Chapel Hill, where police have been investigating the fatal March 5 shooting. They have released two sets of images of the man they think tried to use Carson's ATM card in the night she was murdered.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: carson; eve; evecarson; unc
A post was made early this morning, but this article appears to have more info. Sorry if this is a double post....
1 posted on 03/12/2008 1:00:00 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
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To: Sleeping Freeper

If they’ve made the arrest and charged the skank, WHY in God’s name aren’t they giving his name and showing his mug shot??


2 posted on 03/12/2008 1:17:28 PM PDT by levotb
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To: Sleeping Freeper

Mar 12, 4:04 PM EDT

Suspect Charged in UNC Student Slaying

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have charged a suspect in the slaying of University of North Carolina student body president Eve Carson with first-degree murder.

Documents filed Wednesday named the defendant as 21-year-old Demario James Atwater, of Durham.

Chapel Hill police and District Attorney Jim Woodall gathered Wednesday afternoon in an Orange County courtroom for Atwater’s first appearance.

The 22-year-old Carson was found March 5 lying on a street about a mile from campus. The biology and political science major from Athens, Ga., had been shot several times, including once in the right temple.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,337293,00.html


3 posted on 03/12/2008 1:19:30 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

HANG HIM HIGH!!


4 posted on 03/12/2008 1:20:58 PM PDT by levotb
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To: levotb

Demario James Atwater, 21, is charged with first-degree murder in the UNC student leader’s slaying.


5 posted on 03/12/2008 1:22:10 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: levotb

Evidently there’s now a police standoff with a possible second suspect.

http://www.newsobserver.com/2811/story/996486.html

“In a development that may be related to the Carson case, police have approached a house on Shepherd Street in Durham and after 3 p.m. started demanding that an inhabitant come out.”


6 posted on 03/12/2008 1:22:53 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

MSNBC reports the 2nd suspect is now in custody.


7 posted on 03/12/2008 1:29:28 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Well- MSNBC must have been wrong- because there is a suspect still at large- 17 yr old black male, armed and dangerous..


8 posted on 03/12/2008 1:39:25 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: levotb

“If they’ve made the arrest and charged the skank, WHY in God’s name aren’t they giving his name and showing his mug shot??”

Did you even bother to look at the article? Of course not.

Demario James Atwater.

And stop worrying, everybody already knows he’s black.


9 posted on 03/12/2008 1:42:28 PM PDT by gracesdad
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To: levotb

He certainly looks like the photo in the convenience store - but not IMO like the photo in the car. Hopefully they have him nailed on a lot more than “he looks like the picture.”


10 posted on 03/12/2008 1:43:34 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: heartwood

“He certainly looks like the photo in the convenience store - but not IMO like the photo in the car. Hopefully they have him nailed on a lot more than “he looks like the picture.”

The other suspect, the 17-year-old, is thought to be the one driving the vehicle.


11 posted on 03/12/2008 1:45:04 PM PDT by gracesdad
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To: Sleeping Freeper

I am so very grateful that arrests have been made. I live here and this has shaken us. What a terrible, senseless thing to do. What a lovely girl. Makes no sense at all.


12 posted on 03/12/2008 1:50:44 PM PDT by txcaprockgal
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To: heartwood
These are two separate people. The one in custody is the one in the convenience store photo.

The driver is still at large.

13 posted on 03/12/2008 1:51:03 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: CaptainK

Some people on FR last night thought the two pictures were the of the same person - because of the poof of hair.


14 posted on 03/12/2008 1:52:30 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: txcaprockgal

Demario James Atwater, 21, faces one count of first-degree murder in the March 5 slaying of 22-year-old Eve Carson. A second suspect, Lawrence Alvin Lovette Jr. , shown, is still being sought. Chapel Hill Police believe Lovette to be the driver pictured in the first ATM photograph.

http://www.wral.com/


15 posted on 03/12/2008 1:53:38 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: CondorFlight

Demario James Atwater walks into the Orange County court room in Hillsborough.

Staff Photo by Leslie Barbour

http://www.newsobserver.com/2811/story/996486.html

16 posted on 03/12/2008 1:57:45 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: Sleeping Freeper

Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton remain mum on the subject.


17 posted on 03/12/2008 1:59:54 PM PDT by JoeGar
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To: txcaprockgal

They better charge him with a “hate” crime like they do all whites that commit violence against blacks. Same with the Auburn case where she was abducted on campus at gunpoint-unreal.


18 posted on 03/12/2008 2:04:08 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: JoeGar

They should also ask Osama Obama what he thinks should happen to these brothers. He opposes the death penalty, probably because it’s unfair to brothers like these mutant butchers.


19 posted on 03/12/2008 2:04:36 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Sleeping Freeper
Throw another perfectly good word on the trash heap thanks to Political Correctness.

Do Not Use: "SUSPECT".

Replace With: "Person Of interest".

20 posted on 03/12/2008 2:08:13 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: levotb

He really needs to be given all the benefits of doubt, a fair trial, then “HANG HIM HIGH”. This probably won’t happen due to the race issue.


21 posted on 03/12/2008 2:08:26 PM PDT by DownInFlames (,)
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To: levotb

Here is link with a photo:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/03/12/national/main3928598.shtml


22 posted on 03/12/2008 2:14:26 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (Your choice if you take offense.)
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To: Sleeping Freeper

Now they have arrested two suspects. Photo at link:

http://www.newsobserver.com/2811/story/996486.html


23 posted on 03/12/2008 2:34:58 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (Your choice if you take offense.)
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To: i_dont_chat

Nauseating. A pair of dead-eyed thuglets.


24 posted on 03/12/2008 2:41:07 PM PDT by livius
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To: Sleeping Freeper
...have arrested a man who may be a person of interest in the murder of a University of North Carolina student during an overnight raid...

Damn!
I didn't know the murder happened during an overnight raid...

25 posted on 03/12/2008 4:51:36 PM PDT by Publius6961 (MSM: Israelis are killed by rockets; Lebanese are killed by Israelis.)
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To: Sleeping Freeper

WRAL.com Breaking News:

A teen arrested in the death of a UNC student is also charged in connection with the death of a Duke graduate student.

(Nothing follows on website at this time)


26 posted on 03/13/2008 6:08:02 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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