Brothers indicted in connection with Ruffin fire, homicides

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John Arbery Willis and Aaron Terrell Willis (top to bottom)

WENTWORTH, N.C. — More charges have been filed in the case of two men accused of murder after two people were found dead in a Ruffin farm fire Dec. 12.

John Arbery Willis, 21, and his 16-year-old brother Aaron Terrell Willis were charged after Taylor Nicole Queen, 17, and Jessica Marie Walker, 18, were found dead in a car fire on Stacey Road in the early morning hours.

Walker’s cause of death was determined to have been a gunshot wound. Queen’s cause of death has yet to be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

John Arbery Willis was indicted by the Grand Jury Monday for the first degree murder of Taylor Nicole Queen, first degree murder of Jessica Marie Walker and two counts of concealment of death/disturbing human remains.

Aaron Terrell Willis was indicted by the Grand Jury for accessory after the fact in the murder of Taylor Nicole Queen and accessory after the fact in the murder of Jessica Marie Walker.

Both remain in the Rockingham County Jail awaiting trial. John Willis received no bond, while Aaron Willis has been placed under a $500,000 secured bond, according to previous reports.

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