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Son faces murder charge in death of father


Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the age of Brandon Patrick  Sessoms.

A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father following a domestic dispute Monday night, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Around 10:46 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on the 700 block of Manley Street between a father and son.

The father, Jason Brian Albury, 56, was found unresponsive outside near his residence. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

The son, 32-year-old Brandon Patrick Sessoms, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for self-inflicted injuries and had surgery, the Sheriff’s Office said. He has been charged with second-degree murder, the release said.

The Sheriff’s Office did not say how Albury died. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Sgt. R. Brinkley at 910-677-5463 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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