DEPUTIES: Edgecombe County woman using dead boyfriend’s debit card

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies say an Eastern Carolina woman is using her dead boyfriend’s debit card, and they want to arrest her for murder.

Edgecombe County deputies say the body of 60-year-old Alexander Atkinson was found in the man’s home on Highway 124, east of Macclesfield on Thursday.

They say the man was dead for some time and that he died from an assault.

The man’s girlfriend, Vicki Russell, is wanted for murder.

Deputies say as of this morning, the woman was still using the victim’s debit card and had been driving his truck in the Raleigh area.

If you know Russell’s whereabouts, you should call deputies at 252-641-7911.