A man in Jacksonville, North Carolina was charged with the murder of his own mother after police discovered she was killed during a wellness check.
Clara Bell Kornegay, 61, was found dead at 206 Marion Ct. around 1:31 p.m. on Saturday. An investigation by police revealed the woman died from a blunt force object striking her and her car was missing as well.
Kornegay was last seen with her car on November 2 while an investigation by police revealed the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office pulled over the car on November 3rd and the victim's son was behind the wheel. Investigators concluded the victim's 38-year-old son, Shahid Olean Kornegay, killed her and he has been charged with an open count of murder.
Kornegay is being held with no bond at the Carteret County Jail. Authorities ask anyone with information to contact JPD Detective Brandon Potter at 910-938-6464 or [email protected]
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