Wilson man charged after assisting double murder suspect escape

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Adrian Tynrell Horne (Wilson County Sheriff’s Office photo)

WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Timothy Robert Horne, 40, of Wilson after helping a double murder suspect escape.

Timothy Horne has been identified as the driver of the Champagne in color GMC Yukon SUV who picked up Adrian Tynrell Horne on Tuesday. Timothy is the brother of Adrian.

Timothy Horne is charged with four counts of accessory after the fact. He is currently in the Wilson County Detention Center Under a $250,000 bond.

All victims involved have been identified and next of kin has been notified.

Latasha Tennill Tomlin, 44, was killed by Adrian Tynrell Horne. She sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was the victim found in the vehicle (black Buick) that Horne drove off on fleeing the scene.

Latasha and Adrian Horne were in a dating relationship, and they shared the home on London Church Road. It has been stated that the two got into an argument at the residence and Latasha was in the process of leaving/separating from Adrian, according to deputies.

Also deceased is Latasha Tomlin’s 21-year-old son, Raekwon Tyleek Williams. Raekwon Williams sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased on the scene. Raekwon Williams’  live-in girlfriend and mother of his 8-month-old baby, Lakiyah Williams, 18, was also shot. Lakiyha sustained a gunshot wound to her back. She is now recovering at home and has been reunited with her baby.

Fredria Williams, 18 and daughter of Latasha Tomlin, was also shot. Fredria was shot multiple times and she is currently in the hospital listed under critical condition. It has been stated that the victims were at the London Church Rd home to assistance Latasha Tomlin with leaving.

Sheriff Woodard’s released the following statement:

“We tirelessly worked throughout the night obtaining information from our law enforcement partners to bring this criminal to justice. Our objectives are to locate and arrest this criminal and bring closure to the family. We are utilizing all available personnel, intelligence resources and technology to ensure his apprehension for these senseless murders. We will continue to pray for the family and our community during this time.”  

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WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) — Multiple law enforcement agencies are actively searching for a man they said has killed two people, one in Wilson and the other in Edgecombe County.

Officials with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office say Adrian Tynrell Horne, 35, of 3075 South Fountain Rd. in Macclesfield has two warrants for first-degree murder. This comes after one person was found dead inside a Wilson County home and another was apparently killed after being taken with her 8-month-old baby to Edgecombe County.

Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 3500 block of London Church Road on Tuesday. When they arrived, they found one victim, who has not been identified, dead at the home. Two women were also located at the scene with gunshot wounds and were transported to the hospital.

Deputies said the suspect was seen leaving the area in a black Buick with another woman along with an 8-month-old baby. The suspect’s vehicle was later seen in Edgecombe County in the area of Cedar Creek Land and Otter Creek Road

The female victim who was inside of the suspect’s vehicle was confirmed as dead on the scene by deputies with the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office. The baby was located and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Officials said Horne was seen getting inside a 2000-model GMC Yukon SUV with black rims and champagne in color. It was unclear which way he was traveling. He is 43, 5-foot-11 and 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white hoodie.

Currently, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and the NC State Highway Patrol, is searching for Horne. Anyone with information should contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 237-2118.

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