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On behalf of the members of Wake & District – we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Moore County Deputy Rick Rhyne who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday, 08 December 2011.

Deputy Rick Rhyne, 58, responded to trespassing report at a house on Morrison Bridge Road around noon and found two brothers inside the residence.One of the men, Martin Abel Poynter, had an outstanding warrant for child support. As Rhyne tried to arrest him, Poynter shot the deputy and then killed himself, authorities said.

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