September 24, 2020

Mississippi police arrest pair connected to North Carolina murder

Mississippi police have arrested two people sought in connection with a North Carolina murder case.

Flowood, Mississippi, police, were called to a motel after someone spotted two people sleeping in a Ford Explorer.

Police discovered the vehicle had a stolen license plate and the car was discovered to be linked to a homicide in Swain County, North Carolina.

Robert Willoughby, 49, and Lorrieann Robinson, 42, both of North Carolina, were arrested and held on felony stolen property charges.

North Carolina authorities say 70-year-old Lenore Dawn Morris, was found dead on August 14 in her home.

Police in North Carolina said they were searching for a man and woman who were staying with Morris in connection with the murder.