Hickory Police say Propst is charged in connection to the death of 29-year-old Laura Matthews of Hickory. Matthews was found deceased at a residence on 8th Avenue SE in Hickory early Sunday morning (May 8). She died as a result of an assault.
Propst, who was initially taken into custody Sunday, remains at the Catawba County Detention Facility where he was being held without bond on the murder charge and $165,000 bond on the assault counts.
The Hickory Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call the department at 828-328-5551
Photo: Hickory Police Department
Story: Rob Eastwood-WHKY