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North Carolina man arrested in deaths of family members

Police say a North Carolina man has been arrested in the slayings of two family members. News outlets report Kinston police apprehended 34-year-old Lawrence Cox Jr. in Goldsboro on Thursday night. Cox is charged with murder in the deaths of 78-year-old Ruby Cox and 57-year-old Johnny Rouse. Police did not say how the three were related. Officers were called to a location early Thursday in response to a shooting. When officers arrived, they found Rouse and Ruby Cox dead. Police said tips led investigators to identify Lawrence Cox as the suspect.