22-year old Tyler Blake Daughenbaugh was taken into custody Tuesday evening. He’s charged in connection with the shooting death of James Leroy Conley, 53, who was deceased when Wilkes Sheriff’s Deputies found him lying on the ground outside his home in the Pleasant Hill Community on Sunday, June 13th.
Daughenbaugh and Conley were acquaintances but Wilkes County Sheriff Chris Shew has not commented on a possible motive. The SBI, Surry County Sheriff’s Office, Mount Airy Police Department, Carroll County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office have assisted in the investigation.
Photo: Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office