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Fredrick Alvin Patterson
courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Tuesday Murder in Lenoir

49-year-old Fredrick Alvin Patterson of Lenoir has been arrested on a charge of unspecified murder in connection to the death of Douglas Antonio Burgess Tuesday (August 23).

At about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, Deputies found Mr. Burgess’ body in a grey Range Rover on Harpertown Drive in Lenoir. He died as the result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Patterson was identified as a person of interest and a warrant for his arrest was issued Wednesday (August 24). Yesterday (August 25), Patterson turned himself in at the Hickory Police Department where he was served with the warrant for his arrest.

Patterson is currently being held in the Caldwell County Detention Center without bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Lenoir.