Twin brothers arrested in connection to Christmas murder

Lapolean Cooper, Courtesy J Reuben Long

Twin brothers were arrested Friday in connection to a murder on Christmas Day.

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office arrested Napoleon Richard Cooper, 32, at his home in Tabor City on Friday, according to a press release.

Lapoleon Ricky Cooper was arrested at his home in Green Sea.

They were both arrested in connection to the murder of Gilberto Segovia.

The Cooper twins are charged with Murder, Kidnapping and Robbery.

Richard English was arrested on December 29 in connection to the murder as well.

English's charges are not known yet but he is wanted in Mississippi as well as waiting on a charge from Columbus County.

Lapoleon was extradited to Columbus County, North Carolina.

Police are not releasing any other information about the murder at this time.