Winston-Salem man charged with murder in beating death
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man has been charged with murder after deputies said a man found beaten with a baseball bat earlier this week died from head injuries.
Joseph Andrew Misenheimer, 24, of Evans Road, is allegedly responsible for the death of Jackson Dean Sizemore, 28, of Pinnacle.
A preliminary autopsy determined that Sizemore died from blunt force trauma to the head and upper body. Deputies said he was beaten with a baseball bat.
Sizemore was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after being found with head injuries at 2354 Echo Bluff Drive shortly before 11:15 p.m. Monday, deputies said. He died at the hospital on Wednesday.
Misenheimer was arrested at his home just before midnight Thursday, deputies said. He has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
The suspect was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center without bond and has a preliminary hearing April 27.
Deputies did not release any other information.