Brunswick County Detention Facility
Bryon Vassey
Judge begins deliberating on Vassey trial verdict

By Lindsay Kriz

Staff Writer

BOLIVIA — A judge has begun deliberating on a verdict in the case of a former Southport police sergeant charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a schizophrenic Boiling Spring Lakes teen more than two years ago.

Bryon Vassey, 46, shot and killed 18-year-old Keith Vidal in his home on Jan. 5, 2014.