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Man Charged With Murder Following Reported Dispute

43-year-old Kenny Raymond Walker of Daniel Street in Conover was arrested today (October 28) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with murder.

On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Daniel Street in Conover. When deputies arrived they discovered an adult male deceased from apparent stab wounds.

Deputies were directed to a neighboring residence where they found the suspect, Kenny Raymond Walker, and took him into custody without incident. Sheriff’s investigators have learned this incident may have stemmed from a dispute between Walker and the victim. The victim’s name is not being released at this time. Sheriff’s investigators were working to notify next of kin.

Walker was being held without bond at the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. A first appearance is scheduled in District Court Monday (October 30).

[Photo of Kenny Raymond Walker courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff’s Office]