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Lumberton man charged with stabbing brother

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LUMBERTON, NC (AP) - A Lumberton man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his brother.

The Robesonian of Lumberton reported that 54-year-old Ira Frederick Locklear is charged with first-degree murder.

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old Vick Locklear was stabbed Monday morning.

Capt. Anthony Thompson says the brothers lived next door to each other. Thompson says investigators have not determined a motive.

It was not clear if Locklear has an attorney.

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