Police: Man runs over, kills 16-year-old who tried to steal his cell phone

posted by Dennis Elliott -

 A Fuquay-Varina man is charged with murder after police said he ran over a teenager early Monday.

Around 2 a.m., officers with the Fuquay-Varina Police Department responded to a call of a "suspicious person" at a home at 727 E. Broad St., where they found the body of a dead 16-year-old outside the house.

According to authorities, David Wendell Dixon, 27, encountered the victim, Monterio Devon Whitehead, at a Walmart in Fuquay-Varina when Whitehead walked up to Dixon's car and requested to use his cell phone. Click here for more details from WRAL

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