Police: 2 arrested on first-degree murder charges after homicide investigation in Elizabeth City

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WNCT) Two people have been arrested on first-degree murder charges after a homicide investigation at 1403 Herrington Road in Elizabeth City.

On Wednesday, August 26, the Elizabeth City Police Department in conjunction with Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office arrested Donte Iquan Evans, 23 of Elizabeth City for first-degree murder.

Evans was processed and transported to Albemarle District Jail with no bond.

The Elizabeth City Police Department and Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office also arrested Patron Maurice Ousley, 21 of Hertford for first-degree murder.

Ousley was processed and transported to Albemarle District Jail with no bond.

Both Evans and Ousley have a first appearance in District Court Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m.

There’s no further information at this time.

This is still an active investigation and the Elizabeth City Police Department urges anyone with any information to contact Detective T. Bateman at (252) 621-7129 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police in Elizabeth City are investigating a third death that happened this weekend.

Officers responded to the 1403 block Herrington Road around 4:30 p.m. Saturday regarding a person found dead inside a home.

The victim was later identified 29-year-old Jeremy Jerel Floyd.

No further information has been released.

This is the third death this weekend being investigated in Elizabeth City.

Minutes before this incident, police say a 19-year-old was found with a gunshot wound in the abdomen. The 19-year-old was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Early Sunday morning, a 22-year-old was found “dead in the roadway” in the intersection of North Road Street and Cypress Street.

This is an active investigation and the Elizabeth City Police Department urges anyone with information to contact the department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.

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