EDGECOMBE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CHARGES A SECOND PERSON FOR THE DOUBLE MURDER IN LEGGETT

MITCHELL BRINSON

MITCHELL BRINSON 18, was charged today in the death of the Gary and Jackie Skelton of Leggett.

Mr. Skelton was the Mayor of Leggett.

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office discovered them deceased after checking their welfare after they did not show up to scheduled engagements.

BRINSON along with KEITH EARL WILLIAMS 25, who was charged first in this case were already in jail on unrelated charges since around 230-3am on Thursday Morning. COURT RECORDS Show that Brinson has outstanding charges of Assaulting a Handicap Person, Altering a serial number on a firearm and Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

ECSO has not elaborated on what they were already in jail for.

KEITH EARL WILLIAMS had just been released from Prison on Parole on Monday 8/28/18 after serving more than 3 years for assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon. He has a criminal history dating back to 2010 including assaulting a child. COURT RECORDS show that Williams has outstanding charges for Altering a Serial Number on a Firearm, and 2 Counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

Edgecombe County Sheriffs Office is still investigating and asks that if you have any information on this case to contact Detective Muse at 252-641-7911 or emuse@edgecombeco.com

KEITH WILLIAMS

MITCHELL BRINSON

 

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