BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — A stabbing in Pender County over the weekend has left one man dead and another in jail.
The Pender County Sheriff’s Office and the Burgaw Police Department were called to a home on Tasha Lane around 2:16 p.m. Saturday.
They arrived to find Edward Hicks dead.
Investigators were able to immediately identify a suspect, Daniel Joseph Kempton. He was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
Kempton is being held in the Pender County Jail under a $1 million bond.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Pender County Sheriff’s Office.