Man run over, killed after argument outside motel in NC


Suspect ran over man after argument outside motel, police say. (WSOC)

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MORGANTON, N.C. — Police investigated a homicide Sunday night in Morganton.

Officials said someone ran over a man in the Eagle Motel parking lot just before 11 p.m.

Authorities said Ria Rufus is in custody, charged with voluntary manslaughter.

Rufus got into a fight with the victim and then ran him over with a vehicle, according to investigators.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

Read more: WSOC 

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