Suspect charged with 1st-degree murder in McLeansville shooting, according to Guilford County Sheriff’s Office

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Frederick Cornelius Sr.

Frederick Cornelius Sr.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — We now know the identity of a suspect arrested after a shooting that left a person dead in McLeansville Wednesday.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. in the 3400 block of Anderson Valley Road in McLeansville. The victim died at the scene.

According to a press release from Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, Frederick Cornelius Sr. of McLeansville was arrested for 1st-degree murder in the shooting death of Kelly Cox.

Police described this as an ‘isolated incident’.

Cornelius is being held without bond.

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