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BREAKING OVERNIGHT: Onslow County man arrested on open count MURDER

Around 12:30 A.M., News In Onslow received a phone call from sources inside Onslow County Jail about a man arrested for (Open Count) Murder.

The man charged is 62-Year-OldJohn William Price.

Officials say Price allegedly killed the man his estranged wife was living with.

He is accused of shooting Wayne Franklin Curry Jr., 54, in his sleep, according to sources.

At about 9:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office got a call about shots fired at Hatteras Drive in Harbor Point RV Park in Sneads Ferry, according to officials. Deputies responded to the scene and when they got there they were met with citizens and residents that were detaining an individual at gun point.

Price is being held in the Onslow County Jail under no bond.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact Onslow County Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113, Detective Gibbs at michael_gibbs@onslowcountync.gov, or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Refer to case 2018-008120 when calling.

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