Man charged with murder after worker vanishes at North Carolina hog farm
by: CBS 17 Digital Desk
via WBTW News13 (SC) - Apr 6, 2021
CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — Sampson County authorities made a murder arrest Monday in the case of a missing man last seen in early February at a hog farm.
David “Van” Alphin, 35, was wearing coveralls and rubber work boots when he was last seen Feb. 2 at the hog farm on Elwood Road, the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office said.
Monday, deputies said Alphin, a farm laborer, was still missing, but “enough substantial evidence” had been found to charge a man in his death.
James Eric House, 35, of Clinton was charged with murder and is being held in the Sampson County Detention Center without bond.
Alphin’s family offered a $5,000 reward last month in hopes he would be found...
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