A 16 year old has been charged with murder in Catawba County.
On Tuesday Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said a man found dead in his burned home in Maiden was shot to death. The Sheriff also stated that it was likely the fire was an effort to destroy evidence of the crime.
This morning 16 year old Lennon Riley Henderson of Newton was arrested and charged with murder. Henderson is charged in connection with the death of 40 year old Harry Lewis Bruner jr of Maiden. Bruner’s body was recovered from the ruins of his home near Maiden Saturday morning.
Henderson is scheduled to make a court appearance today in Newton