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North Carolina Man Accused Of Gunning Down A Mother And Son Arrested

Bumgardner
Source: Gastonia County police; MEGA

Paul Eugene Bumgardner.

Oct. 8 2022, Published 4:30 p.m. ET

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A north Carolina man who police believe killed a mother and son was arrested on Oct. 6, according to WBTW-TV.

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Paul Eugene Bumgardner, 45, is accused of killing Betty Reynolds, 71, and Barry Reynolds, 40. Both were found dead from gunshot wounds inside a home off of Saddle Ridge Road in Fort Mill, South Carolina on Sept. 27, WBTW reported.

After investigating, the York County Sheriff's Office determined Bumgardner was the suspect, and he was taken into custody without incident on Oct. 6.

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“The outstanding and diligent work by our team to develop this person as a suspect and get him into custody in nine days is admirable,” Sheriff Kevin Tolson told WBTW.

Bumgardner, who appeared in Gaston County court on Oct. 7, is charged with two counts of murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and first-degree burglary. He is being held at the Gastonia Police Department until he is extradited to York County.

Gaston County police and Gastonia police made the arrest, according to WBTW.

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