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Police arrest second attacker involved in fatal stabbing

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Demetric Ladale Gray (Source: Columbus Co. Jail) Demetric Ladale Gray (Source: Columbus Co. Jail)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Whiteville Police Department have arrested a second person they believe was involved in the death of Eddie Best last month.

Police arrested Demetric Ladale Gray for being a second attacker. Authorities say he confessed to the crime Wednesday.

Beverly Williams was arrested and charged a day after the incident.

According to investigators, Williams' mother called authorities to report her daughter had stabbed Best. When officials arrived to Williams' home, she was calm and told them she had been in a fight but was fine.

According to police, officers walked into the home and found Best's body in a bedroom. Police say Williams admitted to stabbing Best several times in the chest after an altercation.

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