She had been raped and suffocated when her panties were stuffed down her throat.
The physical evidence recovered included a cigarette butt, some beer cans, Sabrina’s bloody clothing, two bloodstained sticks and a bloodstained piece of plywood.
Police believed that’s where Sabrina was raped and murdered, and then the body was dragged to the soybean field.
Red Springs police officer Larry Floyd, who took the initial missing persons report, asked Ronnie Buie to find out if anyone from out of town had been in Red Springs, a town of less than 4,000 people, and might have approached Sabrina.
On September 25, 1983, Ronnie Buie reported to police in Red Springs, North Carolina, that his 11-year-old daughter, Sabrina, was missing.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamlet to the number of sex offenders is 144 to 1.
Buie is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under 5,000 bond and has a June 2 court date.
Charlotte is a city that’s quickly coming into its own.
Officials said William Allen Buie, 16, allegedly tricked other juveniles to send him and trade “compromising” pictures, with which Buie then allegedly threatened to send to classmates and parents unless the victims gave him their passwords to social media accounts.
— A high school student was arrested Wednesday morning on what Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies call “sextortion,” WTVD said.