Man arrested, charged with murder in New Bern shooting

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — A New Bern man has been arrested and charged with an open count of murder in the killing of Travon Marlowe on Saturday.

Willie Newkirk, 20, was jailed with no bond and has a first appearance in Craven County District Court on Monday.

The case is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact New Bern police at 252-633-2020.


One man is dead after a Saturday evening shooting in New Bern.

New Bern Police responded to the 1500 block of Beaufort St. in reference to a gunshot victim around 5:31 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they located the deceased victim later identified as 22-year-old Travon Ramere Marlowe.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the New Bern Police Department at 252-633-2020.

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