Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Man accused of killing pregnant woman and her boyfriend in Pender Co. appears in court, says he’s innocent

A man who may spend the rest of his life behind bars or possibly face the death sentence appeared in court Thursday for his first court appearance and told the courts that he was innocent.

28-year-old Michael Legage Miller, Jr. is charged with killing Destiny Denise Greene, her unborn child, and William Lenwood Coley, III.

Michael Legage Miller, Jr. appears in court (Photo: Sydney Bouchelle/WWAY)

Miller was arrested early Thursday morning in Jacksonville and appeared in court shortly after in Pender County.

Local reports say Miller was sobbing and shaking throughout his appearance and got upset when the judge read him the charges he is facing.

During the moment the judge gave Miller his next scheduled court date, he started crying out, “I’m innocent, I’m innocent.” 

On November 8, 2020, deputies received an emergency medical call around 4:30 p.m. in the 400 block of John Pickett Road. When deputies arrived, Destiny Denise Greene, who was 7-months pregnant, and 26-year-old William Lenwood Coley III, was found shot dead.

Destiny Denise Greene

William Lenwood Coley, III

Greene was found in the house, while Coley III was found outside the home.

Miller’s next court date is scheduled for June 16 and he remains in the Pender County Jail without bond.

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Hi, my name is Gerald Jackson and I am 25-years-old. I was born and raised in Troy, Alabama. I currently reside in North Carolina. I am a Journalist, Influencer, Content Creator, and a Man of Faith! I have been blogging for 4 years and I love it! I don't shy away from the truth, always speak my mind, and before I take anything back, I'll add more to it. Follow me on my social media below to keep up with my personal life. LOL!

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Nakiyonna Lucas

I just want to say R.I.P to my big cousin Destiny Denise Greene i wall always love you and im sorry that you life was taking from you and baby Nova fly high love sassy


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