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"Can Man" murder case continued to next year

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DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) -

The case for the man accused of brutally beating an elderly Dinwiddie man to death has been continued to next year.

48-year-old Michael Edward Elmore faces first degree murder charges. Carter Northington a.k.a. "The Can Man" died in the hospital after he was discovered lying in a front yard.

Community members say he spent years collecting aluminum cans to recycle for money.

The case was continued to January 27.

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