Man charged with murder of Walnut Cove man

STOKES COUNTY, N.C. -- A suspect has been arrested after a man was found shot and killed Monday night.

Deputies responded to 1599 Tilley Road, north of Walnut Cove, at 5:45 p.m. after a report of a disturbance and shooting. When deputies arrived, they found a man dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

After the initial investigation, officers arrested and charged John Wesley Flinchum Jr. with murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

He is being held in the Stokes County Jail with no bond and has a Sept. 20 court date.