Gov. Cooper offering reward in murder of Onslow Co. brothers


RALEIGH - Gov. Roy Cooper is getting involved in the unsolved murders of two Onslow County brothers.

The state is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the murders of Deandre and Tyler Gilbert. Their bodies were found on Hardy Graham Road in the Mapel Hill area of Onslow County in May 2016. Deputies said the brothers were shot and killed execution style. Their bodies were found in a ditch on a dirt road. Deputies did make an arrest in the case when Steven McCarty was arrested in December 2016. He was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and obstruction of justice. Deputies have not yet charged anyone with murder. Anyone with information concerning this case should contact the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at (910) 455-3113, Onslow County Crime Stoppers at (910) 938-3273, or the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation at (919) 662-4500.

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