Additional suspects charged with murder in Wilkesboro double homicide

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Alexander Miguel White and Katrina Anne Malouin

WILKESBORO, N.C. — Police have charged two more people with murder in connection with last week’s double homicide in Wilkesboro.

Katrina Anne Malouin, 38, of Burnsville, and Alexander Miguel White, 21, of Black Mountain, both face two murder charges, police said Tuesday.

Richard Weston Ward, 25, of Wilkesboro, was charged with murder in connection to the Sept. 7 double homicide, police announced Monday.

Linda Kate Frazier, 55, and Russell William Szekely, 53, were found dead after officers were called to conduct a welfare check at Frazier’s apartment. Police said Monday that the two had been stabbed.

Ward was identified by police as Frazier’s nephew. Neighbors said Ward was at the apartment to help his aunt move.

Wilkesboro Police Chief Craig Garris said since the discovery of the murders, detectives and investigators with the State Bureau of Investigation has been working hard to track down leads.

Ward, Malouin and White were located and arrested in Clay County, Fla., police said Monday.

Szekely’s missing vehicle, a 1992 Chevrolet S10 pickup, was also located with the suspects.