Court Proceedings Begin in Delivery Driver’s Murder

Brian Freskos and F.T. Norton, Star News, June 22, 2012

A Wilmington judge Friday denied the release of a 15-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder in the death of a food delivery driver.

Chief District Court Judge J.H. Corpening ordered that Mustafaa Friend remain in custody until a probable cause hearing July 3.

Friend is charged as a juvenile with the June 14 shooting death of Zhen Bo Liu, a delivery driver for China King on South 17th Street.

Assistant District Attorney Jason Smith said during a hearing Friday morning in juvenile court that Friend was with Marvin White, 18; Rasheed Thompson, 16; Manije Johnson-Martin, 16; and Cornell Dewayne Haugabook Jr., 20, when the group concocted a plan to rob a delivery driver.

After placing an order with China King, Smith said, Friend and Haugabook, each armed with a handgun, confronted the 60-year-old man at 13th and Queen streets.

Smith said Friend shot Liu in the foot and then Haugabook shot him in the face, killing him. The two returned to a nearby house and shared the food with the others.

After eating, the group, “came back to view the body and go through the car,” said Smith.

Police say all that was missing when Liu’s body was found later that night was the order of chicken wings and shrimp fried rice and $48 in cash.


Friend is charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, larceny, conspiracy to commit breaking and entering, and armed robbery.

Corpening informed the young, shackled Friend that under North Carolina law because he is under 18, he is not eligible for the death penalty, but instead “you face imprisonment for a term of your natural life” without the possibility of parole.


According to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office, the DA’s office will review the case to determine if they want it moved to adult court.


Their motive, according to a top police official, was free Chinese food.


A father, Liu moved from Shanghai several months ago and worked part-time at China King, said Ting Ngai Cheng, Liu’s friend and the restaurant’s owner.



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  • xxxtonygunsxxx

    Asians must be self-hating liberals. i am losing respect for them this goes on all the time in Baltimore and they never speak out or do anything. if you asked me to deliver anything to any black anywhere let alone 5 blacks in a ghetto i would curse you out and tell you you are crazy and probably threaten you.   i see people swim with great whites or bungee jump or skydive or deliver Chinese food in the black hood i guess some people just have a death wish. well he got his wish. natural selection. better him than me. think ill crack open a beer have some pork fried rice and see what al sharpton has to say this evening.

  • JackKrak

    There it is again. The eyes always transmit either the dead stare of a fish or the careful sizing-up of a predator.

    • Hirschibold

       It’s odd because sometimes you even see that deadened look among their children, where you would expect at least some animation to reside.

  • Up to my neck in CA

    Again, mugshots with soul-less black expressionless eyes. They are evil to the core.

    A Quote from Jaws 1975
    “..the thing about a shark… he’s got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll’s eyes. When he comes at ya, doesn’t seem to be living…”

    • The eyes are the windows of a persons soul. And blacks have dead eyes, there is no spark, vitality, curiosity or sense of wonder about their surroundings in their eyes, to have these things is to have intelligence and blacks do not have intelligence.

  • Hirschibold

    One day I’m going to create a hierarchical list of jobs / experiences that can most effectively create a race realist. Somewhere on the list, probably sandwiched between ‘attending a public school’ and ‘serving in a branch of the military’ would be ‘delivering food/pizzas.’

    Any time a white person suggests something even mildly impolitic on the subject of race, black people tend to get up in arms and talk about a resurgence of the ‘Klan’ or that ‘racism still won’t go away.’ The truth is that most of the white people who are becoming fed up and bitter are not some vestige of an old Southern fraternity from Jim Crow days. They are part of what a writer over at Taki called ‘the eyeball community.’ They are believing their lying eyes, and unfortunately sometimes even their literal scars.

    • Francis Galton

       Here’s a potential list:

      1) police officer in ANY major American city
      2) inner city public middle/high school teacher
      3) White student in majority-black or -mestizo middle/high school
      4) White person living in a majority-black neighborhood/city
      5) American prison guard
      6) urban taxi driver
      7) urban food delivery driver
      8) public defender
      9) White prisoner
      10) any situation where you are nominally “equal” to AND outnumbered by blacks (maybe 3, 4, and 9 fall under this category?)

      • Hirschibold

        Here’s an analogy I use with liberals. Imagine you go into a shoe store and ask the manager for help. He is generally likely to be polite. Now imagine you work under the manager in the shoe store. Might the manager’s behavior/personality reveal different traits than when you were a customer and he was obliged to treat you well? The analogy is basically that most liberal whites engage minorities only when they are in a superior position (i.e. a professor to a student) or when they grossly outnumber them (i.e. a liberal state like Minnesota). You really don’t know anything about the nature of a people until they outnumber you, and hold positions of power over you (i.e. a city council board in Detroit, or living anywhere in South Africa).

      • WhitesRdumb

         Around here cops, especially white female cops, hate white men. Every time a minority breaks the law, they blame it on white racism. If you are a victim of a crime, and say that the perp was black, mexican, or jewish they won’t take a report. Yes jews. They are not all the sweet innocent darlings that Abe Foxman claims they are.

    • I went to inner city public schools. You learn real quick that diversity is dangerous.

  • The bottom right photograph,  there is an uppity, insolent, arrogance  in that expression which the segregation laws would have knocked out , since they’ve been swept away it’s now left unchecked, for them to run wild.

    • FedUP

      When they feared the rope, they feared and respected the white man while hating him.  Now, they have no fear and no respect.  And still hate the white man.  Thank you LBJ.  Thank you Feds.  Thank you Bobby Kennedy.  Thank you for unleashing Zimbabwe on your country.

    • Thor_Christopher

      He’s the one who police say shot the man in the face.

  • Oil Can Harry

    The irony is that these slobs killed a man for “free Chinese food” when their EBT cards provided the equivalent of an all-you-can-eat buffet. 

  • ncpride

    I saw an interview with the boy recording that mess, and he clearly looked Hispanic to me. I’m not real sure about the others.

  • I recall reading somewhere that “back in the day”, the prisoner was given a shovel,  and from dawn to dusk, and the hole he dug was where he served his sentence.  The original gaol. On the other hand, from what I understand,  Islam does have some redeeming points. Theft: 1st offense: loss of left hand. 2nd offense: loss of right hand. Sounds reasonable. In China, government officials get the death penalty for corruption. Again, sounds reasonable. Of course, then we’d need to fill every spot from the president to dog catcher. Might be worth it.

  • Prisons work for white people. Some white prisoners will get their act together, especially the very young ones, and contribute to society. The ones that don’t are relatively few and keeping them locked up isn’t a huge drain on society. 

    Black people, however, are a totally different story.

  • I saw the video posted originally to YouTube, the one child on the right of the screen looked like an Asian/hispanic mix, which I have seen plenty of.  In any case, none of the videos I have seen were white kids.

    • There was on white kid;his father was on TV apologizing. the others were one Chinese,and a couple of others who appeared to be NON_WHITE!!

  • Besides, the longer they sit there the more likely some lawyer, professor or clergyman will want to free the animal.

    • I W

      And the risk that they will outright escape increases; particularly during transport to and from the various court proceedings that they will bog down the legal system with over the duration of their time in prison. They killed someone for chicken wings, fried rice and less than $7.00 apiece. Think any one of ’em would hesitate to kill someone else in order to escape? Add to that, the new North Carolina ‘Racial Justice’ (makes me want to puke) law that gives each and every black criminal -and only black criminals- an automatic appeal and review of their case to see if there was any hint of ‘racial bias’ in their prosecution or sentencing etc. So the Judge and DA Know that this case will be picked over for decades by liberal hacks just looking for any excuse to play the race card.
      I live only a few miles from ILM myself, and can tell you that this gets less news attention than the attempts to pardon the ‘Wilmington 10’ do. (The Wilmington 10 set fire to a friend’s dad’s grocery store in ’71 then shot at the police and fire dept who showed up -and are now running a campaign to get pardons can you believe.) To see it here and on Drudge was something of a shock.
      And the summer’s just started…and I had to pay more to license my car this year so the bus lines could be extended from the ghetto to the beaches. Nice, eh?

  • Africans truly are another species.

  • Let the Chinese government prosecute them, I want to hear them whine about their rights.

    • Rocky Bass,

       Oh goodness if only we lived in a “just world”.

    • Sloppo

      I would be willing to chip in to help pay for those guys to travel to China in a cozy shipping container.  I’m not a fan of many products which are made over there, but China knows the right way to give justice to individuals like these.  Our “criminal justice system” will probably just give them an improved standard of living at the taxpayers expense.

  • They are not human.

  • WhitesRdumb

    If Obama had 4 sons….

    They (blacks) should all change their last name to Whiteman. That way the media can honestly say another Whiteman committed a crime.


    • Rocky Bass,

      Took me two seconds to determine a proper “value” for their 4 lives. Whiteman or not. What do 4 9mm JHP rounds go for these days?

  • Sloppo

    If I remember correctly Eric Holder said we are a “nation of cowards” because nobody is willing to openly discuss race, but it seems like there are plenty of people in this forum who don’t mind having that kind of conversation.

  • Sloppo

    The video I saw only showed the white father of one of the children.  Perhaps it was a coincidence that no other racial indicator was shown, but you apparently saw more informative coverage.

  • sam7707uk

    OBX wrote …..
    I talked this morning to a couple of neighbors and they had not heard about it. What is wrong with our communication?Lol  ..  I just cannot believe you are seriously asking that question .. not after allthe thousands of articles and books and blogs and websites and radio programs and leaflets given out over the past few years  ….The mainstream media has become a gigantic propaganda tool to promotethe main item on the new world order agenda which is of course diversityand multiculturism .. anything which conflicts with that doesn’t make itinto the media except for those news releases deemed to be absolutely necessary to disguise the main agenda .. Period . sure have got a lot of catching up to do OBX  …..

  •  Not just the corner choke-n-pukes.  I have it on good authority from a secret squirrel source that a certain large supermarket chain in Arizona (starts with a “B”) illegally allows the “It’s Free Swipe Yo EBT” food stamp card to purchase booze, hard liquor and cigs.

  • mikejones91

    Maybe Asians and Whites should team up for the time being, somehow…I know a lot of Asian and most of closet racists. They aren’t know for speaking their minds…

  • mikejones91

    I saw it on the news and the white father came on and talked. He said (with complete sincerity) that him and his boy cried after watching what his son had did. HE also went to the woman’s house to apologize with his son. The hispanic kid was interviewed and he said “I didn’t know/think it was wrong. I see videos ALL the time of kids being bullied so I just didn’t think about it”. There’s that famous non-white accountability we have ALL come to know and LOVE!!!

  • El_Magyar

    One look at these four worthless sacks of skin tells you all you need to know. Honest to God, house-to-house extermination is not out of the question.

  •  Omaha, Nebraska.

    Ample media coverage about a gang committing several street crimes, robbing, threaten with a gun and a couple victims beaten.

    A month or so later the gang is captured; several Somali immigrants.

    Then the media blackout commences.

    Can not put a protected species in a bad light.

    I never learned what the outcome was….. NO media coverage after the report of the gang’s capture.

    The same routine performed for our beloved southern border crossers.

    I had to look at on-line media from other areas to learn that some local crimes were committed by illegals.

    Local media refused to mention an illegal committed a crime; even rapes and murders and child fondling, etc.

    I have noticed the same omitting of facts in media in other areas.

    Springfield, Missouri also protects their beloved illegals.

  • Immersed within several cultures during my decades in California.

    Several million illegals who crossed the southern border.

    Not nearly as many legal immigrants and a small number of illegals from Asia, Europe, etc.

    On the whole I admired the folks from China, Japan, Korea, etc.

    The cultures from the northern Asian oriental countries created folks who were excellent additions to the USA.

    If the USA must be invaded it would be great if the invaders were from the countries mentioned!!!!

    And keep the barbarians from the south out!!!!!!

    Yes, for the naysayers; I am forced to write in generalities.

    Exceptions always exist.

    But, on the whole…… there is much to admire about the folks from north orient Asia.

  • That’s what jolted my half-closed eyes wide open.  A friend who owns a property management company has several clients with apartment complexes that accept HUD vouchers–which essentially mean almost rent-free living.  As you might guess, all of the tenants with that luxury are black.  The individual apartment managers conduct monthly inspections which are announced 48 hours in advance.  My friend took me on inspections of two complexes with their managers and to say that I was horrified, appalled and utterly repulsed by what I saw doesn’t do justice to my experience.  I have never seen such unspeakable filth and smelled such an overpowering stench in my entire life.
    When I asked why these tenants weren’t cited for lease violations and evicted after the second violation, she told me that they COULDN’T be because, of course, that would be considered racial discrimination.

    If something in this country doesn’t change very soon, I intend to leave it for one that refuses to let itself be destroyed by a small percentage of its population that is the equivalent of termites walking upright.