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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Three days after ruling the death of John Kusta as suspicious the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has arrested another man from the Ash community for his murder.

Sheriff John Ingram say some time Friday night or Saturday morning Thomas Holland, 27, forced his way into Kusta’s home to try and rob him. A fight broke out between the two, and a shot was fired from a .410 shotgun owned by Kusta. According to the sheriff it appears that the same gun was used by Holland to hit Kusta in the back of the head, which killed the 69-year-old.

Holland was already in custody for a number of break-ins in the area when he was charged with killing Kusta.

“The suspect frequently traveled through that area on his way to other locations in the community,” Ingram said. “We think that this was a chance encounter, and that things certainly went south quickly.”

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4 Comments on "Brunswick County man charged with murder in Ash"


guesty
2015 years 8 months ago

Another good for nothing piece of garbage.

LA
2015 years 8 months ago

The victim’s name is Tony Kusta, not John.

BURGERBOY
2015 years 8 months ago

That murdering theiving robbing bag of trash should be locked up and throw away the key, or better yet let that animal spend the next 20 years in the electric chair so us decent ppl who pay taxes and dont rob and theive and kill for a living wont have to pay for this worthless bag of trash animal to lay up and get free room and board for the rest of it’s natural life!

Sara Alexis Evans
2015 years 8 months ago

Heeeeyy, thats my buddie! FREE TJ!!

 

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