BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — Two men were charged in Burke County in connection to the death of a woman, whose body was found in Rutherford County last week, according to officials.
Michael Shuping stared at the ceiling of the courtroom as the judge told him he and Timothy Edwards were charged with murder. The judge said the men could be sentenced to death if convicted by a jury.
They are accused of killing Leslie Hensley a week ago and then driving to Rutherford County, where five days later deputies found her body down a dirt road.
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