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Fourth suspect in February homicide turns himself in

Quentin Kennedy, 35

WILMINGTON — A suspect connected to a February homicide turned himself into authorities Wednesday.

Quentin Kennedy, 35, is being charged with first-degree murder in connection to a homicide that took place in the 800 block of S. 14th St. He is currently being held without bond.

READ MORE: Arrests made in February homicide on 14th Street, one person still wanted

Kennedy was one of four involved in the incident. The other three were arrested Tuesday. 27-year-old Kevin Freeman of Castle Hayne, 28-year-old, Rashawn Hines of Wilmington, and 24-year-old Tykeke Hines of Wilmington have been charged with first degree murder.

All three are being were in custody at the New Hanover County Detention Center on unrelated drug charges. They are being held without bond.

Last month, Tyquarious Gause succumbed to his injuries from multiple gunshot wounds on Feb. 11. Around 12:10 p.m. on that day, Wilmington Police Department responded to a call from a resident who reported a body. upon arrival, officers found one man deceased.


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