Suspects in UNC student's killing were on probation

Two days before Eve Carson was shot, a man now charged in her killing showed up at a Wake County court for a probation violation hearing that could have landed him in jail. The hearing for Demario James Atwater never happened because of a paperwork mistake, said Robert Lee Guy, director of the state Division of Community Corrections.

Officials have begun two internal investigations, one in the state Department of Correction and another in the Wake County courts.

The other suspect in the shooting, Laurence Alvin Lovette, 17, also was on probation.

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