WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – On February 10, a Beaufort County grand jury indicted 55-year-old Valinda Leggett of Washington on an open count of murder in the July 3, 2020 shooting death of her husband, 59-year-old Gregory Leggett at their home on Mimosa Shores Road. 

Leggett was served with the indictment on February 22, 2021. She received a $50,000 bond.


WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — One man is dead after a shooting on Friday night.

It happened at 9:30 p.m.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a reporter of a shooting in the Mimosa Shores Road area of Washington.

Deputies arrived at the scene to find 59-year-old Gregory Lee Leggett deceased with a single gunshot wound.

This investigation in to the incident is ongoing.

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