53-year-old Johnny Lee Roland of 19th Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Long View Police early this morning (June 2) on one count of murder.
Roland was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility where he is being held without bond. A first appearance in District Court was set for today in Newton.
No further details are available at this time. Long View Police expect to release a statement later today. The investigation is ongoing.