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By Erin Smith

A Bladenboro man pled guilty to second-degree murder in connection to a shooting that left one dead and one injured in September 2016. Bladen County Resident Superior Court Judge Douglas Sasser presided over the proceedings on Wednesday.

Henry Spivey, 40, pled guilty to second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.  Judge Sasser sentenced Spivey to 240 to 300 months active.

Spivey was arrested and charged in a shooting that took place on Lewis Street in Bladenboro following an argument. Spivey left the residence following the shooting and was stopped by Bladen County Sheriff’s Office on Butler Mill Road.

Deanna McGirt of Pembroke was killed in the incident and two others were wounded.

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