Man wanted in connection with Columbus County murder arrested Monday night

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Anthony Wright (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted in connection to the murder of a Columbus County man in the Town of Brunswick.

Police say Anthony Wright was armed and dangerous. They say he was driving a dark gray Honda Odyssey minivan with Virginia Plates UVA-2786.

Anthony Wright/Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriffs Office
Anthony Wright/Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriffs Office
Anthony Wright/Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriffs Office
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Wright is a black male approx. 6’2” weighs 180 pounds, around 36 years of age, has tattoo on right arm “DORIS” and “Anthony”, also has tattoo on right hand “NC”. He has ties to Virginia as well as Columbus County and surrounding areas.

We will continue to update this story as we receive more information.