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Judge denies defendant’s request to replace his attorney

A New Hanover County murder suspect must keep his attorney. That was the ruling from Superior Court Judge Charles Henry yesterday, according to a news release from the District Attorney's office.
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Murder defendant asks that second attorney be removed

Nashid Porter, the defendant in the 2012 killing of Brian Grant in Creekwood, will be tried for his life in the subsequent Duplin County killing of a witness in the Grant killing.
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Judge rules murder suspect competent to stand trial

A judge ruled Friday that a man accused in a 2012 killing in Wilmington, as well as the killing of a witness in the case, is competent to stand trial.
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Witness testifies against Nashid Porter in court

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Accused murderer Nashid Porter was back in court today. This time to hear from a witness who says she saw...

Man charged in 2 killings removed from courtroom after outbursts

A Duplin County man charged in a 2012 Wilmington killing and in the November slaying of a witness was removed from a New Hanover County courtroom Wednesday after making several outbursts in which he said he fired his court-appointed capital defender.
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Man accused of killing witness rejects plea deals

A Duplin County man accused of killing a state's witness in a Wilmington murder case pending against him rejected plea bargains in both cases Thursday, leaving open the potential that he could be tried for his life in the witness killing.

DA wants to use testimony from a murdered witness

video The man accused of killing one man and then allegedly murdering a witness for that trial was in court again today. Nashid Porter is charged with killing Brian Grant in 2012 and Obediah Hester in 2014.

NEW DETAILS: New Hanover murder suspect accused of killing witness

videoDuplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace says officials are looking for a man in connection with an execution-style murder. The suspect is currently charged in a 2012 murder in New Hanover County.

Man shot and killed in Creekwood four years to day since another murder

video A man was found dead inside his home this morning after a shooting at a Wilmington housing project. Wilmington Police say an officer found Brian Grant, 32, inside his Creekwood apartment four years to the day since another murder in the area.

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