Suspects arrested in double homicide in Brunswick County

Updated: Jun. 30, 2019 at 10:09 PM EDT
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WINNABOW, N.C. (WECT) - Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Sunday night in connection to a double homicide in Winnabow late Saturday night.

Logan Neal Young, 19, of Winnabow, is charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under no bond.

Joshua Larmonte Carter, 20, of Southport, is charged with second-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is also being held under no bond. Carter and Young’s first appearances are set for two p.m. at the Brunswick County Courthouse.

Detectives said Xavier Stevenson of Southport and Myla Payne of Supply, both 19 years old, were found dead on Lee Buck Road in Winnabow around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

According to arrest warrants, Young and Carter, armed with a .44 magnum handgun, allegedly stole five ounces of marijuana and $500 in cash from Stevenson and Payne before killing them.

Prior to the announcement of the arrests, detectives said they were looking for the occupants of a “newer model, gray Toyota 4Runner with one headlight burning.”

If anyone has any other information, contact Detective Ronald Clarke at 910-386-7080.

Authorities believe it to be an isolated incident.

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