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Police: Man kills ex-wife's husband during argument

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Police in Gastonia say a man killed his ex-wife's current husband Wednesday night.

The incident was reported at 8 p.m. on Wednesday on the 2900 block of Ebony Avenue, according to a news release from the Gastonia Police Department.

Police found David Colbert, 49, of Gastonia lying in the street bleeding from the neck. He died later at the hospital. 

Steven Todd Neely, 56, of Gastonia, has been charged with attempted murder and murder, according to the release and records from the Gaston County Jail.

Neely was waiting on officers to arrive and surrendered upon their arrival. The victim and suspect are acquaintances.

The investigation is still ongoing. 

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