Carrboro Police continue investigating homicide and seek victims in sexual assault case


By Michelle Cassell
Managing Editor

CARRBORO, NC. – The Carrboro Police Department is investigating two separate cases, a homicide and a sexual assault.

A stabbing that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on the night of Aug. 2, 2023, at Town Commons located at 301 W. Main St. is still under investigation.  An adult male victim was transported to UNC Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as Kenneth Michael Moseley, 50 years old, of Durham.  This investigation is still active and ongoing. 

If you have any information on this incident, please contact Investigator Erasmo Velazquez with the Carrboro Police Department at (919) 918-7413, or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.

A separate crime occured at 7:27 p.m on Sunday at the Food Lion at 602 Jones Ferry Road. Carrboro Police Department responded to a report of a subject that assaulted a female.

According to Captain R. Daniels of the Carrboro police, the assault occured inside of the Food Lion.  Officers located the suspect inside the market and identified him as Antione Brooks, 39, of Carrboro.  He was charged with one count of Second Degree Forcible Sexual Offense, a felony, and his bond was set at $20,000.  He was confined in the Orange County Jail.   

The police department believes there may be additional victims in this case. If you have additional information on this, or any, incident involving Brooks, please contact the Carrboro Police Department at (919) 918-7397 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.

Michelle Cassell is a seasoned reporter who has covered everything from crime to hurricanes and local politics to human interest over the course of 35 years. As managing editor, she hopes to encourage writers of a wide range of backgrounds and interests in TLR’s coverage of Southern Orange County news. 

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