Gaston County police have charged a man with being an accessory after the fact of first-degree murder in the deaths of a Mount Holly area woman and her 17-year-old son.
Darrell Wayne Rivers, 39, is the brother of Peter James Rivers Jr., 40, who was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Bridget McCall Berry, 38, and her son, Treyvon “TJ” Berry.
Their bodies were discovered in a house fire Feb. 9 in the 600 block of Ridgewood Court in the Mount Holly area.
Peter Rivers also lived at the home and was in a relationship with Bridget Berry, investigators said, according to the Observer’s news partner, WBTV.
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Police arrested Darrell Rivers this week, saying he offered his brother advice and instruction after the deaths on how to avoid apprehension. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police assisted in the arrest.
Gaston County police ask that anyone with information about the case call them at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-861-8000.