Four Oaks man arrested for murder

Police say Anthony Edward Messer robbed and killed Billy Watson Strickland early Monday morning.
December 16, 2013 9:19:44 PM PST
The Johnston County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Anthony Edward Messer Monday night.

Police say he robbed and killed 62-year-old Billy Watson Strickland early Monday morning.

Strickland was found on the side of Hannah Creek Road near Stricklands Crossroads Road.

Messer has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and first-degree murder.

He is currently being held in the Johnston County Jail with no bond.

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