Maceo McEachern was well-liked and respected in his community: business owner, entrepreneur, the first African American elected to office since Reconstruction. April 12, 1991, he and his mother were shotgunned to death in her home in Hamlet, NC. Clark Cox, journalist and friend of the victims, gives us the story: antecedents of the murders and the aftermath. More
Rockingham author Clark Cox delves into the shocking murders of Maceo McEachern and his mother Vela McEachern in his true crime story. The mysterious 1991 slayings ultimately involving, local, state and FBI investigators were beset by complications of race, romance, and greed, all of which are examined in detail by Cox, a longtime newspaper reporter and editor.