Man charged in connection with deaths of 2 NC teen brothers
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT/WNCN) – The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office has charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the May 2016 homicide of two brothers.
CLICK TO VIEW 10 PHOTOS OF THE BROTHERS AND MCCARTYSteven McCarty was first identified as a person of interest in the deaths of Deandre Gilbert, 19, and his brother, Tyler Gilbert, 16.
McCarty was initially arrested on a probation violation about a week after the Gilbert brothers were found dead.
McCarty was again arrested by deputies for a probation violation on December 2. He was then released.
Major Chris Thomas said McCarty was then charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle, felony burning of personal property, felony conspiracy, and obstruction of justice, in connection to the double homicide.
The Gilbert brothers were found in the woods off Hardy Graham Road in Maple Hill on May 18. Deandre’s 2002 Hyundai was found nearby in the woods — completely burned.
The autopsy report