AULANDER, N.C. (WNCT) — A man from Georgia has been arrested and is facing numerous charges in the death of an Aulander woman that happened in February.
Warrants were obtained on Wednesday for the arrest of Robert Tyjuan Reid, who has a Covington, Ga., address, for the murder of 80-year-old Lan Thi Rawls and the attempted murder of 62-year-old Rochelle Harrell on Feb. 20.
After an extensive investigation, officials with the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation identified Reid as the suspect. He is currently in custody in Georgia. Reid is facing charges of first degree forcible rape, first degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and two counts of first-degree kidnapping.
Investigators expect he will face additional related charges.
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