Two suspects face death penalty in murder of UNCW student

Raymond Lee Brooks, Jr. and Brandon Chambers (Photo: PCSO)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Two men will face the death penalty for allegedly killing a UNCW student back in March.

Army veteran and UNCW student Christopher Stewart was found killed in Pender County on 3/27/20.
(Photo: Christopher Stewart’s family)

Christopher Stewart, a UNCW student and veteran, was found dead at Miller’s Pond Park in Rocky Point on March 27.

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Myasia Morange, Brandon Chambers, and Raymond Brooks Jr. were all charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

The District Attorney’s Office says both Chambers and Brooks are facing the death penalty.

Myasia Nicole Morange (Photo: PCSO)

Arrest warrants revealed they allegedly stole $1,500 from Stewart plus his phone and keys.

The warrants state they beat Stewart with a three-foot-long metal pole.