Search warrant sealed by judge on Pender child murder, rape case
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — In our efforts to find out more about the death of a Pender county child who was raped and murdered, we reached a dead end when it came to requesting the search warrant.
5-year-old Paitin Fields died on November 15. We requested the search warrant early Thursday morning, by noon it was sealed.
According to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, a judge sealed the the search warrant at the request of a detective. They believe it would be detrimental if the information in the search warrant was released.
Currently, there is no other update to the investigation.