Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced that Moore County deputies have one suspect in custody for the murder of a 63 year old man found this morning at Union Pines Drive in Carthage.
Kevin Vaughn of Broadway, NC is currently being held with no bond for murder.
The investigation is on-going and the victim’s name will be released once next of kin have been notified.
Moore County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to Union Pines Drive in Carthage at approximately 7:44 am Saturday morning concerning a suspicious death. When authorities arrived, they cordoned off the area, and they started a homicide investigation. The victim is a 63 year old male.
Chief Deputy, Frank Rodriguez, stated, “This is an apparent homicide, and it is not a random act of violence. There is no danger to the public at this time. The Moore County Sheriff’s Department has launched a thorough investigation. The crime occurred on Union Pines Drive just outside of Carthage.”
This story is still developing and will be updated when new information is available.