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Deputies continue to investigate 14-year-old murder case

Michael Austin Whaley was gunned down in front of his garage after hosting a barbeque Feb. 25, 1998. Michael Austin Whaley was gunned down in front of his garage after hosting a barbeque Feb. 25, 1998.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies in New Hanover County continue their investigation into a 14-year-old murder case.

Michael Austin Whaley was gunned down in front of his garage after hosting a barbeque Feb. 25, 1998. He was hit three times – twice in the head.

Whaley's wife said she heard the gunshots from inside their house in Castle Hayne.

Anyone with information about the murder of Whaley is asked to contact the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office at 910-798-4161.

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