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Police quiz suspect in NC teen’s bus stop slaying

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CHARLOTTE — North Carolina police have questioned the adoptive brother of a pregnant 15-year-old who was shot in the head as she waited at a Charlotte school bus stop.

Multiple media outlets reported that 36-year-old Royce Mitchell was wanted on warrants for statutory rape and indecent liberties with a minor. Charlotte-Mecklenburg homicide detectives have questioned him about the shooting, but describe him as a person of interest rather than a suspect.

Tiffany Wright died Monday, hours after she was shot while waiting for a morning school bus near her home in north Charlotte. The Hawthorne High School 11th-grader’s baby was delivered at Carolinas Medical Center.

Police spokesman Rob Tufano says the shooting followed a domestic dispute.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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North Carolina police have questioned the adoptive brother of a pregnant 15-year-old who was shot in the head as she waited at a Charlotte school bus stop.

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