Gov. Cooper Offers Reward in Onslow County Murder Case


Governor Roy Cooper today announced that the State of North Carolina is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murders of Deandre Patrick Gilbert and Tyler Christian Gilbert.

On May 18, 2016, the bodies of Deandre Patrick Gilbert, 19 years old, and his brother Tyler Christian Gilbert, 16 years old, were discovered on Hardy Graham Road in the Maple Hill area of Onslow County. The brothers had been shot execution-style and their bodies had been left in a ditch on a dirt road.

Anyone with information concerning this case should contact the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113, Onslow County Crimestoppers at 910-938-3273, or the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation at 919-662-4500.


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