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Suspect arrested in connection to Columbus County murder

Dedrick O'Keith Anders (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office) Dedrick O'Keith Anders (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Columbus County Sheriff’s deputies and officers with the Lake Waccamaw Police Department were called to a home in the 500 block of Pocosin Road around 3:15 p.m. Sunday in response to a gunshot wound.

According to officials, when officers arrived they found Eric Bowen, 43, unresponsive with a gunshot wound.

Bowen was taken to Columbus Regional, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Detectives were called to the scene to investigate. Foul play was suspected and investigators worked to process the scene and look for evidence.

They quickly developed Dedrick O’Keith Anders, 50, as a person of interest, and through further investigation and consultation with the District Attorney’s Office, Anders was charged with the murder of Bowen.

Anders was placed in the Columbus County Detention Center under no bond. 

The Sheriff said more information will be provided Monday.

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