An 11-year-old child is dead, and his 12-year-old friend is charged with murder. The incident leading to the death occurred at approximately 2:30 in the morning last Wednesday.

According to Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins, the deceased was from Rockingham and was visiting his friend who lived in the Belle Acres community near Candor. The 11-year-old was shot to death.

For the full story, see the November 18 issue of the Montgomery Herald.