BURLINGTON, NC (AP)– Burlington police say they’ve charged a man with first-degree murder after robbers burst into an apartment and left a 21-year-old woman dead.
The police department said Sunday that the shooting came after two suspects entered and tried to rob the residents of an apartment. Brittany Jernigan was shot during the robbery and was pronounced dead at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
Burlington police Sgt. Mark Yancey says 22-year-old Brett Allen Cole later turned himself in to officers and he’s being held in jail without bond.
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