Man arrested on 17 charges including attempted 1st-degree murder after assault reported in Greenville


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) A man has been arrested on 17 charges including attempted first-degree murder after an assault reported in Greenville, deputies said.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service on Cedar Drive in Greenville regarding an assault. 

While investigating the incident, Corey Randall Manning, 25, of Greenville, was arrested and taken to the Pitt County Detention Center. 

Based on findings at the scene, a search warrant was obtained to further examine the location. 

Multiple items of evidence were seized during the subsequent search of the residence. 

At the conclusion of their investigations, deputies from the Community Patrol Division and detectives from the Domestic Violence Unit had issued warrants charging Manning with the following 17 offenses:

  • Attempted first-degree murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Two counts of assault by strangulation
  • Assault on a female
  • Interfere with emergency communications
  • Communicating threats
  • Felony possession of schedule II controlled substance
  • Possess with intent to sell and deliver marijuana
  • Felony maintain a dwelling for a controlled substance
  • Felony possession of 5+ counterfeit instrument
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of marijuana paraphernalia
  • Four counts of habitual misdemeanor assault

Manning was sent to the Pitt County Detention Center. 

He received a $920,000 bond for the first 13 charges. 

Bond was denied for the habitual misdemeanor assault charges at this time due to the nature of the offense.

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