Woman arrested in connection with murder


Police said they received a call about a suspicious person with a gun in the 4400 block of Bragg Boulevard around 3:15 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Caldner Jean Ellison in the parking lot of M&M Leather. They said she had a gun with her.

After a brief search, authorities found the body of 30-year-old Michael Dion Phillips behind the business.

Ellison was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Anyone with information regarding next of kin for Phillips is asked to contact Detective Orellano at (910) 988-6543.

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