Employee charged with murdering co-worker at Alamance County business

Michael Lavonne Paylor

Michael Lavonne Paylor

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A person died following a physical altercation at an Alamance County business Monday morning, according to Randy Jones with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident was reported at about 10 a.m. at Triangle Grading & Paving Inc., located at 1521 Huffman Mill Road.

The victim was transported to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro where they died from injuries sustained, Jones said.

Jones said the victim was identified as 61-year-old Eddie Leon Irvine, of Gibsonville, who was an employee at the business.

A fellow employee, identified as 41-year-old Michael Lavonne Paylor, of Elon, has been charged with second-degree murder, Jones said.

No weapons were used during the incident.

Paylor was placed in the Alamance County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond.