Police: Brother kills former ECU football player

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Submitted: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 8:33pm
Updated: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 8:38pm

GREENSBORO, NC (WCTI) — A former ECU football player was murdered by his older brother in Greensboro, police said.

Darren Blacknall, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his brother, 24-year-old Derek Blacknall.

According to police, Darren and Derek, both of Willard Street in Greensboro, got into a verbal dispute before 10 p.m. Monday. When officers arrived, they found that Derek was stabbed.

Derek was transported to a local medical facility, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. At least one stab wound was fatal, according to officers.

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