coldcasemurder.jpg Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 3:25pm.

NEW BERN, NC (WCTI) -- A man accused in a New Bern cold case murder and rape has a criminal history that spans decades, and includes four charges of first degree rape in New Bern. Police in Wilmington arrested Andrew Bernard Adams over the weekend, accusing him of killing a woman who was found buried in Adams' yard. New Bern Police on Saturday charged Adams with a murder and rape case that originated in 1977. Gwendolyn Antoinette Nelson was killed near a New Bern school in late June of that year, police said. Adams is accused of Nelson's rape and murder. NewsChannel 12 talked to Nelson's daughter, who is now 38-years-old. "I have closure," Kindell Mitchell said. Click here to read the rest of this story at

Full Story »
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.