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5 arrested following Gloucester homicide

Two Gloucester men have been charged in connection with what is believed to be the murder of 36-year-old Kayron Tyrone Long of the 8600 block of Back Creek Road in Ware Neck, while three others are in custody on related incidents, the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.

Winfrey Carlton Henry Jr., 24, has been charged with murder in the second degree, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and concealment of a dead body. Edward Lee Hodges, 33, meanwhile, faces charges of concealment of a dead body and accessory to a felony after the fact.

According to Capt. J.L. Sharp of the GCSO, during the overnight hours of Saturday, Feb. 11 and into the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 12, deputies received calls in reference to several related incidents involving two Gloucester County residents.

Suspects engaged the victims multiple times at different locations culminating in the home invasion of a residence located in the 8600 block of Back Creek Road. At this ...

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