WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was arrested on Monday and charged in connection to the murder of a 25-year-old Kernersville woman, according to a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The WCSO responded to a shooting in Elkin early Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found Stephanie Hatton, 25, of Kernersville, dead from a gunshot wound.
Donald Ray Lassiter, 36, of Elkin, was arrested by Wilkes County deputies in the Ronda Community around 11 a.m. for Hatton’s murder.
The investigation is ongoing.