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D.A. Vows Swift Prosecution of Alleged Assailant in Murder Case

NEW BERN – District Attorney Scott Thomas released the following statement: “Defendant Dakota Wright had his felony first appearance in Craven County District Court Wednesday morning. He was advised of the pending criminal charges against him and the highest potential punishment for each charge. The murder charge carries a maximum sentence of death or life in prison without the possibility of parole. Wright also applied for and received the assignment of a court appointed attorney. His next court date is July 28. I am working closely with the New Bern…

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