Randolph County deputies arrest man accused of stabbing, killing grandfather


RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies in Randolph County arrested a man after a fatal stabbing, according to a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office news release.

On Saturday, Randolph County deputies were told that someone may have been stabbed at an address on Emmanuel Church Road in Asheboro.

When they arrived, deputies found a dead 74-year-old man inside a home. He was later identified as the suspect’s grandfather, Harold Stephen King.

Brian Cody King, 25, stabbed the victim and then left the home with a female, deputies say.

Several hours later, the female was dropped off in Thomasville where she called 911. She is currently being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries she sustained during the incident.

A warrant for arrest was been obtained on Brian Cody King for murder.

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