NC man shot in head, girlfriend charged with murder

NC man shot in head, girlfriend charged with murder (Image 1)

WASHINGTON, N.C. – A Pinetown woman is accused of shooting a man in the head and killing him.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Officie says deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive person at a home on Long Ridge Road on Wednesday night. They found 59-year-old Michael Wayne Moon dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators say 54-year-old Dee Trent Reifinger shot Moon with a handgun. She was charged with an open count of murder.

She's being held in Women's Prison in Raleigh on a $500,000 secured bond.

Deputies say Moon and Riefinger had been living together at the residence on Long Ridge Road. There's no word on what prompted the murder.

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