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Third man heads to prison in 2012 murder
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 3:22pm.

videoA conviction in a 2012 murder means a Columbus County man will spend the rest of his life in prison. A jury today found Tarrence Shakil Hazel, 21, guilty of first-degree murder and robbery.

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Convicted killer sentenced to life without parole
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:24pm.

videoIt was a case that broke when the teen suspects bragged at school about a murder. Today the victim's own nephew found out how he would be punished for the crime.

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Three Columbus Co. teens charged with murder after bragging to classmates
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 10:35pm.

video Three Columbus County teenagers have been arrested and charged with murdering a Hallsboro man after deputies say they bragged to classmates at East Columbus High School. Sheriff Chris Batten says deputies found three of the victim's guns in the suspects' homes Thursday.

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Columbus County man shot and killed in his home
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 04/14/2012 - 8:18am.

A Columbus County man is dead after being shot in the head in his home Friday evening, according to Sheriff Chris Batten.

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