Second Person Charged In Death Of Man Found In Shallow Grave

A second person has been charged in connection with the death of Terrance Ford whose body was found in a shallow grave near Lillington on May 15th.

Terrance Ford family photo

On May 20th, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office charged Daniel Marquioues McKoy, 45, of Lillington with burning personal property, concealment/failure to report a death and two counts of felony conspiracy. McKoy is in the Harnett County Jail on a $750,000 secured bond.

On May 15th, Derrick Wesley Brooks, 37, of Cameron was charged with murder and concealment/failure to report a death. He is being held without bond.

The 31 year-old victim had been reported missing on December 12, 2019.  Sheriff’s detectives said their missing person investigation determined foul play was involved.  A motive for Mr. Ford’s death has not been released.

Ford, an Alabama native, moved to North Carolina in 2013 to be closer to his girlfriend’s family.  He is survived by his 19 month-old son, according to relatives.