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Man Arrested On Strangulation Charge
Bennett Lee Deyton
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Man Arrested On Strangulation Charge

49-year-old Bennett Lee Deyton was arrested Thursday (January 13) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. he’s charged with felony assault by strangulation and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury. Deyton was arrested shortly after noon Thursday in the area of Herron Street and South Anderson Street in Morganton. He was placed in jail under a 48 hour hold. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (January 14).