ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) — A Rocky Mount man has been arrested and is being held without bond after being charged in the deaths of two people found in a vehicle with two children inside.
Eric Coley, 42, was arrested and charged by members of the Rocky Mount Criminal Investigation Division Homicide Unit. Coley was located in the 2900 block of Avalon Road Friday night. He was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
His first court appearance is at 9 a.m. on Monday. He is being held in the Nash County Detention Center.
The Rocky Mount Police Department said that Destiny Wiggins was one of two shot and killed and two of her children were in the backseat of the car when she and Devone Brown were found deceased.
Police said the investigation continues and additional arrests are possible. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Crimestoppers at 252-977-1111.