Man from Bladen pleads guilty in shooting death

Source: Bladen County Sheriff's Office
Source: Bladen County Sheriff's Office

Reported by Kim Ratcliff bio|email

Posted by Scott Saxton email

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A man in Bladen County will spend the next eight years in prison for killing another man in a fight.

Jeffrey Oneil Bellamy learned his sentence this week in a Bladen County courtroom.  Bellamy shot and killed Theodore Dixon in July 2008.

Originally charged with first degree murder, Bellamy instead pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

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