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Wilson police: man killed mother of his newborn child

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Wilson police arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a murder on Mercer Street Jan. 23.

Police said Eric Devon Hooker killed Courtney Caitlyn Rea, 22, at a residence at 1409 Mercer Street.

Hooker was arrested by Wilson police around 9 p.m. Jan. 24 without incident. 

Police said Hooker is the father of Rea's newborn child.  He is currently in custody as the investigation is on-going. 

No further information was released.

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