EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. – A Rocky Mount man is charged with murder after a 65-year-old woman was found dead Saturday afternoon.

  • Sandra Epps, 65, was murdered in Rocky Mount Saturday afternoon.
  • Tyquon Draughn, 21, has been charged.
  • It is no known if or how the pair knew each other.

It happened on Windsor Avenue shortly after 12:30 p.m.

The deceased has been identified as Sandra Epps. She died of a gunshot wound.

Tyquon Draughn, 21, has been charged in her death.  

Tyquon Draughn
Tyquon Draughn Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office

He was taken to the Edgecombe County Detention Center.

Draughn also faces charges for possession of a firearm by a felon.

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