Oxycodone found on man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend – WECT-TV6

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) –

A Wilmington man charged in the killing of his ex-girlfriend allegedly had drugs in his possession the day he was arrested. 

Joseph Cornell Corbett III, 37, is accused of shooting Shantell Denise Williams, 42, multiple times in broad daylight as she ran away from him on Dock Street on March 14.

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The suspect handed a note over inside CVS Pharmacy on Northern Boulevard. The suspect handed a note over inside CVS Pharmacy on Northern Boulevard. View Full Caption

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JACKSON HEIGHTS — A man entered a pharmacy on Northern Boulevard and passed a note demanding Oxycodone before fleeing without any pills, police said.

The suspect entered CVS Pharmacy at 72-09 Northern Blvd. at 7:20 p.m. on March 16 and handed a note over the counter that said (more…)