Deputies arrest two for double murder in Winnabow


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A murder investigation has led to two people under arrest in Brunswick County. Late Saturday night an investigation was underway after two people were found dead on a dirt road in Winnabow.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says a call came in around 11:30 p.m. Saturday leading them to the bodies of a man and woman in the 7000 block of Lee Buck Road.

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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit asked  for help Sunday morning in identifying the occupants of a newer model, gray, Toyota 4-Runner with only one headlight burning.

Logan Neal Young, 19, of Caison Loop Road, Winnabow, is charged with first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility with no bond.

Joshua Larmonte Carter, 20, of Clarendon Avenue, Southport, is charged with second degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He too is being held in the Brunswick County Jail with no bond.

The sheriff’s office has identified the victims as Xavier Stevenson, 19, of Southport, and Myla Payne, also 19, of Supply.

Detectives believe this to be an isolated incident. They have not released the cause of death pending an autopsy.

Anyone with information should contact Det. Ronald Clarke at (910) 386-7080 or call 911.