TW: Death, murder

Cody McLaggan was a Dec. 2021 graduate of NC State University, graduating with a B.S. in Agricultural Business Management. During his time at State, he was a Technical Research Assistant and very active with the Agricultural Business Management Club. Cody had just accepted a job in Virginia and was preparing to move there to begin his career.

Cody touched many people’s lives. On Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, students and community members gathered to paint a mural in memory of Cody outside the Free Expression Tunnel.

Cody was shot and killed in the Food Lion parking lot on Western Boulevard on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. Raleigh Police have arrested and charged James Christopher Anderson with the murder of McLaggan.

The Nubian Message family would like to extend our condolences to the McLaggan family and to all of Cody’s friends here in our community.

GoFundMe to help the McLaggan family with funeral expenses.