ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — One man is dead, and his brother is in jail as the prime suspect.
According to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office, 48-year-old Bobby Lee Joyner has been charged with an open count of murder for the death of his younger brother, 41-year-old Keith Joyner, both of Jacksonville.
The victim was stabbed in the abdomen and had a laceration in the chest area under the arm. Keith Joyner was transported to the Naval hospital where he died.
Bobby Joyner is being held in the Onslow County Jail without bond. He is scheduled for a first appearance in Onslow County District Court Monday.