Edgecombe County – Three Men Arrested In The Shooting Of A Tarboro Man While Walking In Pine Valley Mobile Home Park Outside of Princeville NC


News Release: Edgecombe County Sheriff Office

July 5, 2017

On June 26, 2017, Tommie Lowery, of Tarboro, was shot multiple times while walking in Pine Valley Mobile Home Park outside Princeville. He was transported to Vidant Pitt Hospital. He has since been released from the hospital.

Detectives working the case developed the suspects Kendric Jamail “Kutt” Knight and Daniel Deshaun “Murdoc” Thomas. Between witness interviews and other evidence, Detectives were able to obtain warrants for arrest for Kendric Knight and Daniel Thomas.

On July 3, 2017, Deputies, along with Greenville Police Department, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, and NCSBI Violent Fugitive Taskforce were able to take Kendric Knight into custody on Highway 42 at the intersection of US 258 South. During the arrest of Knight, the driver of the vehicle he was in was arrested as well. Later in the evening, officers were able to arrest Daniel Thomas.

Arrested and charged are the following:

  • imageKendric Jamail Knight, B/M, DOB 9/28/1989 of Factory Street, Conetoe, NC

Charges:  Attempt First Degree Murder, Assault With Deadly Weapon With Intent to Kill, and Felony Conspiracy

No Bond

  • imageDaniel Deshaun Thomas, B/M, DOB 9/1/1981 of Blackjack Simpson Road, Greenville, NC

Charge:  Felony Conspiracy

$5,000 Bond

  • imageJeremy Gorham, B/M, DOB 2/27/1996 of Singletree Drive, Macclesfield, NC

Charge:  Carrying Concealed Gun

$10,000 Bond

We greatly appreciate the assistance of the Greenville Police Department, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, and NCSBI Violent Fugitive Taskforce in this investigation and these arrests.

Sheriff Cleveland Atkinson, Jr.

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