Death penalty sought against NC man accused of killing parents, kidnapping niece

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The district attorney announced Thursday morning he will be seeking the death penalty for a couple accused of kidnapping an 11-year-old Charlotte girl and killing her grandparents, WSOC reports.

Prosecutors said there are “aggravating circumstances” that make it a capital case.

Curtis Atkinson Jr. and Nikkia Cooper face murder, kidnapping and drug charges.

Authorities said the couple killed Atkinson’s parents in April inside their Charlotte home, then kidnapped his...

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