Two brothers indicted for murder of Wake County deputy
WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Two brothers have been indicted for the murder of Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd.
Arturo Marin-Sotelo faced a judge in Wake County last week, and now has been indicted, along with his brother Alder, on first-degree murder charges.
The brothers were taken into custody in Burke County last week for questioning in the killing of Byrd.
The 48-year-old deputy was found dead around 1:00 a.m. Friday, August 12th in the southeastern part of Wake County. Officials believe the deputy had been shot several hours earlier.
A funeral was held for Byrd last Friday at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Alder Marin-Sotelo is being held in Forsyth County on a federal detainer before he is transferred to Wake County.
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