Murder conviction in police officer’s death goes to appeal
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The NC Court of Appeals will hear arguments tomorrow in the case of a man convicted of killing a Wilmington Police officer.
A jury convicted Anthony Pierce last year of second-degree murder. Pierce’s refusal to stop for police led to a chase in February 2009. Ofc. Rich Matthews died after his cruiser crashed as he swerved to avoid a box in the road as he tried to join the chase.
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