Murder suspects caught

Published 10:53 am Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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WINDSOR – The two men wanted in a deadly shooting at a high school graduation party on Saturday night are in custody.

David Demery

David Demery, 36, of Lewiston, and Larry Bridgett, 26 of Kelford, were arrested shortly before 9 a.m. today (Wednesday) at a residence located on Ted Cherry Lane in Kelford.

Demery, believed to be the trigger man in the shooting, was arrested on an open count of murder. Bridgett allegedly drove Demery away from the crime scene and now stands charged with being an accessory after the fact.

Larry Bridgett

They are now behind bars in the murder of 26-year-old Jamie White of Windsor. He died at the scene.

The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at a party that was conducted in celebration of the high school’s graduation ceremony held earlier on Saturday. That party was held at a residence located on US 13/17 south of Windsor.

Apparently, a fight broke out that escalated into deadly gun violence.


About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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