Sunday, May 26

Two Dead in Apparent Murder Suicide in Archdale

ASHEBORO N.C. – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what it believes to be a murder suicide that occurred overnight in Archdale.

According to a press release, at around 4:55 am this morning, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says it
responded to a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Huff Rd., Archdale. The caller reported being on
the phone with a male subject living on Huff Rd., who was threatening to shoot himself. The
caller reported hearing a gunshot and the conversation ended.

When police arrived at the home no one responded, and deputies forced entry where they then located two male subjects in the residence. One subject was found to have stab wounds, the other subject had
been shot. Both men were pronounced dead on the scene.

The decedents have been identified but that information is not being released pending next-of-kin notification.

Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Investigations are still on scene and the investigation is