April 26, 2018
The question I have is they each get one kill or was one nigga the MLG quadkiller?
A fourth person has been charged in connection with the August 2017 quadruple murder in Enfield, authorities confirmed.
Dontayvious Devonte Cotton, aka “Moochie”, 24, of Weldon faces four charges of murder, one charge of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one charge of burglary, Sheriff Wes Tripp said.
Keyon Quarice West, 23, and James Edward Powell, 25, both of Roanoke Rapids, and Matthew Simms, of Enfield, are also charged in the killings, according to authorities.
All four are charged in connection with the Aug. 21, 2017 murder of James and Janice Harris along with James and Peggy Whitley.
Powell was already facing charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with a Saturday killing in the area of Deer Run Drive in Roanoke Rapids, according to a social media post by Halifax County Sheriff Tripp.
Simms was awaiting trial on a separate killing at the time of the slayings in Enfield, but had bonded out and then failed to appear for court, according to online records.