Arrest made after man found shot to death in Salisbury yard

Arrest made after man found shot to death in Salisbury yard

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Salisbury man has turned himself in after investigators say he was wanted in connection to a man being found shot to death in the yard of a Salisbury apartment complex last month.

Joseph William Whitmire was wanted in connection with the murder of Shawn Alexander Spry. Spry was found dead with a gunshot wound three weeks ago at the 200 block of Link Avenue.

Whitmire's first court appearance is scheduled for August 17. He was placed in Rowan County Detention with no bond.

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