Rockingham County murder suspect Michael Hutson arrested

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Michael Hutson

REIDSVILLE, N.C. – A murder suspect who had been wanted by authorities in Rockingham County has been arrested.

Michael Hutson, of Eden, was arrested and charged by Rockingham County deputies on Wednesday night in connection to the death of 61-year-old Terry Wayne Hagwood.

Hutson has been charged with first-degree murder and was placed in the Rockingham County Jail without bond.

The suspect was arrested at a home on Barnes Road just outside of Eden. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that he was in the area.

Reidsville police were called to a home in the 500 block of Thomas Street at about 1:30 p.m. April 4 on a medical call. Hagwood was found dead.

Police have since said they were investigating Hagwood’s death as a homicide.

The suspect’s vehicle was recovered by Reidsville police on Sunday and there were reports that he had been seen.

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