Southern Pines police arrest man accused of killing teen, unborn daughter

Friday, April 13, 2018
Arrest made in murder of pregnant teenager
Brian Lovon Little

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (WTVD) -- Southern Pines police have arrested a man accused of killing a pregnant 18-year-old woman.

On Thursday, officers arrested 18-year-old Brian Lovon Little and charged him with first-degree murder and murder of an unborn child.

He is accused of killing Aiyonna Clarice Barrett and her unborn daughter.

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Barrett's body was found in a vehicle in a wooded area near South Gains Street Sunday night. Police said she had a single gunshot wound to the head.

Police said they believe they found the weapon used in the shooting.

Authorities have not released any information about a possible motive in the case.

Little is being held in the Moore County Detention Center without bond pending a hearing on April 24.