September 12, 2007
Carthage, N.C. — A Moore County man shot and killed four people in a December 2003 robbery, a woman who survived the attack testified Wednesday.
Mario Lynn Phillips, 35, is the first of three people charged with murder and robbery in the quadruple homicide case to go to trial.
Eddie Ryals, 21, Carl Garrison Justice, 18
, and Harvey Darrell Hobson, 20 all of Carthage, and Joseph Allen Harden, 19, of Vass, were killed on Dec. 19, 2003, in a mobile home on Heron Road east of Carthage. All four had been shot and stabbed in what authorities said was a robbery – the three suspects made off with $170......