- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a fatal shooting at a beach bingo parlor seven years ago.

News outlets report James Williamson pleaded guilty on Tuesday to accessory after the fact to first-degree murder in the death of Kim Flournoy. Prosecutors say Williamson, who was a U.S. Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune, was the getaway driver in the fatal shooting in the parking lot of the bingo parlor in Jacksonville on Dec. 30, 2012.

Williamson also pleaded guilty to felony obstruction of justice and accessory after the fact to robbery with a dangerous weapon. The latter charge was in connection with another shooting death two days earlier.

Co-defendant Larry Forrest pleaded guilty to multiple charges in both robberies in November 2017.


This story has been corrected to show that Flournoy was not a taxi driver.

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