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Friday, 25 April 2014 06:42

Man Charged with Murdering Brother in Lincoln County [PHOTO ADDED 3:05 p.m.]

Jeffery Dwayne Anders Jeffery Dwayne Anders courtesy of Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Office

44-year-old Jeffery Dwayne Anders of Windy Hill Road in Lincolnton has been charged with second-degree murder.

He was arrested by Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (April 24) after an argument with his brother, 41-year-old Rickey Dwayne Anders of Broad River Lane in Lincolnton, escalated into gunfire. The shooting occurred at a residence on Broad River Lane at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Rickey Anders died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jeffery Anders was confined in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $750,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court today.

An investigation is ongoing.

The killing is the first murder in Lincoln County in 2014.

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