Man charged in Henderson double murder

Edward Hawkins (Courtesy: Henderson Police Dept.)

February 26, 2013 5:16:49 PM PST
Police in Henderson have charged a man with the double murder of two people found dead in a hotel Feb. 16.

Edward Hawkins, 26, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in relation to a shooting at the Scottish Inn, in the 1700 block of North Garnett Street.

The victims were identified as 34-year-old Kenya Odessa Hodges and 33-year-old Jerome Kearney.

Hawkins was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

At last report, he was being held in the Vance County Jail with no bond.

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