Pretrial motions underway in trial of man charged in Pender Co. triple murder
BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - Pretrial motion hearings began this week for the trial of a man charged in a triple murder in Pender County.
Michael Miller Jr. faces two counts of first-degree murder and one count of murder of an unborn child.
Miller was arrested in connection to the case in May 2021.
A second suspect, William Toby Smith, was arrested in October 2021 and charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of murder of an unborn child, and accessory after the fact of murder. His case is not yet on the trial calendar, according to the District Attorney’s Office.
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