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Alvin W. Keller Jr.

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For Release: Contact: Keith Acree
Date: May 1, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Eddie Hatcher dies

 RALEIGH -- Eddie Hatcher, who was serving a life sentence for a 1999 murder, died of natural causes this morning at Central Prison.

 Hatcher, 51, had earler served time in prison after holding the staff of a Robeson County newspaper hostage in 1988. He received an 18-year sentence for kidnapping in 1990 and was paroled in 1995.


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