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Police charge two in slaying of UNC student body president

Demario James Atwater has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of University of North Carolina student body president Eve Carson. Atwater was arrested at 5 a.m. today following a tip to Chapel Hill police, they said at a press conference at 4:30 today.

Earlier this afternoon, he had a first appearance before Orange County Superior Court Judge Alonzo Coleman.

Police also announced that Lawrence Alvin Lovett Jr., 17, who they believe to be the driver pictured in a photograph taken at an ATM, has also been charged in the death, but remains at large.

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