Suspect wanted for murder in Bladen County captured

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for David Earl Wilkins for First Degree Murder related to the death of Donald Jackson.
Suspect Wanted for Murder: David Earl Wilkins (Photo: BCSO)

UPDATE (11:00 p.m.): On Friday, June 10, around 9:00 p.m., David Earl Wilkins was taken into custody after a foot pursuit by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Wilkins is currently being held at the Bladen County Jail with no bond.

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office — as well as the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office — assisted the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office in this man hunt.
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BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — On June 9 around 9:34 p.m., the Bladen County 911 Center received a phone call regarding a welfare check in the 2000 block of Purdie Church Road, Tarheel, N.C.

Upon arrival, Bladen County Sheriff’s Deputies discovered Donald Jackson, age 63, deceased.

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for David Earl Wilkins for First Degree Murder related to the death of Donald Jackson.

If you have any information regarding the location of Donald Jackson, please contact the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 862-6960.

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