Man accused of killing missing Bladen County woman

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man is accused of killing a Bladen County woman who was reported missing in early February.

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office arrested Timothy Ray Cain II, 28, of Chadbourn, for the murder of Jacqueline Elaine Landreth.

Landreth’s body was found on Feb. 24 off Klondyke Road near Chadbourn. She had been reported missing since Feb. 8.

Missing person’s poster for Jacqueline Elaine Landreth (Photo: Bladen County Sheriff’s Office)

Cain is charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, for “stealing Landreth’s vehicle, cash, and cell phone, while threatening her life with a firearm,” CCSO wrote in a release.

Cain was taken into custody in Cerro Gordo. He was transported to Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center where he was processed and booked. He received no bond.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have information, contact Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 640-6629.

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