Another suspect arrested in connection with 2013 Goldsboro murder


GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) Another suspect has been arrested in connection with a murder that occurred more than six and a half years ago.

As a result of the continued investigation by the Goldsboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, on October 4, a warrant for arrest was secured on Nebraska Best of Goldsboro for murder in connection to a shooting.

Best was served with his warrant on Monday at the Bertie Correctional Institution, where he was already in custody for an unrelated matter by the Windsor Police Department.

Best has a court appearance scheduled for Friday in Wayne County.

Additional arrests are expected in the case.


GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Goldsboro police on Thursday arrested a woman in connection with a murder that occurred more than six and a half years ago, police said in a release on Friday.

Brittany Sasser, 28, of Pikeville, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in relation to the shooting death of Shabazz Woods.

According to police, Woods was found shot multiple times behind a building in the 400-block of Seymour Drive in Goldsboro on Jan. 24, 2013. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Goldsboro Police Department arrested Sasser.

Sasser was taken before a magistrate in given a $75,000 secured bond.

Her first court appearance is set for Sept. 30 and police said additional arrests are anticipated.

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