Grissett Charged in Longwood Homicide

Today at 2:00pm, at a media conference, Sheriff John Ingram announced that the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division has arrested Richard Hugh Grissett for the murder of Linnie Mae Ward, which occurred last Tuesday, November 13th.

Ingram commended detectives who have worked extremely hard, day and night, for the past 8 days, to solve this case. In closing, he asked that everyone please keep the family members of Ms. Ward in their thoughts and prayers.


AGE: 51
7167 Farm Loop Path
Shallotte, NC
CHARGE: Murder
No Bond