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Man arrested and charged for fatal stabbing in Maury

Maury, N.C.( WNCT) - A man is now behind bars in connection to a fatal stabbing incident in Greene County.

According to Sheriff Lemmie Smith, the incident took place at a convenience store on Highway 903 North in Maury, around 2:10 a.m. Sunday morning.

Upon arrival deputies found 30 year old Justin Wellington unresponsive.

EMS attempted to revive Wellington, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

After several leads investigators arrested 45 year old Antonia Connor.

Reports say a physical altercation led to the stabbing.

Connor has been charged with an open count of murder and is being held at the Greene County Detention Center, without bond.

His first court appearance is  Friday, September 28.

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