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Breaking Overnight: 1 dead, person of interest in custody, police confirm

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MORGANTON, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A dying investigation is underway in Burke County and a individual of interest is in custody adhering to a neighborhood man’s dying Saturday night time in Morganton, Morganton community security officials confirmed Sunday early morning.

Officers responded to phone calls with regards to an incident at a residence at 309 Burkemont Avenue around 7 p.m. on Saturday. Jerry Corpening, 66, was observed unresponsive and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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An initial investigation unveiled 18-calendar year-previous Iziaha Corpening as a human being of curiosity. Officials said Sunday morning he turned himself in, an job interview was done, and he was put in the neighborhood jail.

Morganton Police and Fire, EMS, and community protection officers ended up between the departments that responded to the scene.

It is unclear at this time what the romance is involving the two and there is no mention of rates at this time. this continues to be an active investigation and NCSBI is involved in the investigation.



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