Davidson County deputies seek two suspects in Lexington homicide

Edward Joshua Grainger, 26, and Connie Nicole Miller, 20, both of the Silver Valley community

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Deputies are looking for a man and woman in connection to the murder of a man found dead inside a home in Lexington on Saturday night.

Deputies took out active murder warrants for Edward Joshua Grainger, 26, and Connie Nicole Miller, 20, of the Silver Valley community, in connection to the death of 39-year-old Ricky Dean McDowell.

Deputies responded to a home at 188 Gordon Lane at about 8:30 p.m. in reference to a 911 hang-up call.

Arriving officers found the victim dead inside the home, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

Deputies have called McDowell’s death a homicide, but did not say how he died.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of the suspects can call the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 242-2105.