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NC man accused of shooting himself to cover up wife’s murder

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Nicholas Marshall, 31, of Raeford

RAEFORD, N.C. – A North Carolina man is accused of murdering his wife and then shooting himself to try to cover up the crime.

WNCN reported that Nicholas Marshall, 31, of Raeford, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of 36-year-old Sheryl Dianne Marshall.

Deputies found the victim dead at a home in Raeford during the afternoon of May 31, according to authorities.

Deputies said the suspect had previously called officials about his wife’s well-being. Shortly later, another call was made that said the suspect was shot. He then drove himself to a fire station and asked for help.

Investigators said the suspect murdered his wife and then shot himself to cover up the crime.