This case spreads over Caswell County, Person County, Mecklenburg County and it ends with a surprising Halifax County twist!
From our friends at the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office…
Collaborative efforts with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff‘s Office (VA), Caswell County Sheriff’s Office and the Person County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday September, 7, 2009 the family of Bryant Kevin Newcomb reported him missing. Kevin’s description was a white male, 44 years of age with blue eyes, 5’ 9” 165 lbs and resided at 915 Fort Mitchell Road, Chase City, Virginia. Kevin was last seen on Saturday, September, 5, 2009, leaving the Chase City (area).
On September 9, 2009 the Caswell County /Sheriff’s Office responded to an abandoned vehicle report near Lucky’s Bar on Hwy 86 North, Providence, N. C. Responding officers found that the 1993 Chevrolet truck was registered to Bryant Kevin Newcomb of Chase City, VA. Investigators from Caswell County, Mecklenburg County and the Person County Sheriff’s Offices responded to the scene when evidence of the suspicious circumstances was found in the vehicle. The vehicle was seized by Caswell County Sheriff’s Office and was processed for evidence by crime scene technicians with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.
On September 11, 2009 the body of a W/M was located in the Dan River near the Wildlife boat landing on Hwy 62 N in Milton, N.C. Investigators from Caswell County, Person County and Mecklenburg County (VA) responded to the scene, along with Mecklenburg County dive team, Caswell County EMS and the Person County rescue. Inspection of the body during the recovery revealed that the W/M was wearing clothing consistent with that of Newcomb. At the time of his disappearance. The body was recovered and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Chapel Hill, N,C. for autopsy and positive identification,
On September 12, 2009 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Angela Crowe Stanley, W/F of Zion Level Church Road, Semora, N. C. (Person County) with First Degree Murder. Her first appearance was held September 15, 2009.
Further investigation by Caswell County and Person County Sheriff’s Offices led to the arrest of Mary Jo Terry, W/F and Kevin Black, W/M both of Blanch, N, C. Both Terry and Black have been charged with Accessory to First Degree Murder. Both are being held in the Person County Detention under a $1,000,000.00 secured bond. Furthermore, the subsequent investigation revealed that the homicide occurred in Person County near Hyco Lake area.
The District Attorney’s office is handling the change of venue to Person County where it was determined through the investigation where the crime occurred.
Now let’s get to the Halifax County angle to this story. Angela Stanley is the ex-wife of former Halifax police officer and jerkapotamus Glenn Stanley. How’s that for a full circle?
Here’s Angela Stanley’s mugshot…
We’ll have more details on this case as soon as we’re able to get them… keep reading SouthsideCentral!