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Suspect in custody for murder in Lenoir

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Authorities in Lenoir announced Saturday that they have arrested a suspect in a murder from Friday night. 

In a press release Lenoir Police say that 36 year old Michael Joseph Whisnant has been arrested for first degree murder. 

On Friday night police in Lenoir responded to a welfare of a resident call on the 800 block of Wild Cherry Lane, where they found the victim deceased.

Michael Whisnant is currently being held on no bond and is scheduled to appear in Lenoir district court on April 8th.

Anyone with information about this is asked to contact Caldwell County Crime stoppers at 828-758-8300.

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