1 dead in Ashe Co. homicide

1 dead in Ashe Co. homicide
Elledge (Source: Ashe County Sheriff's Office)

ASHE CO., N.C. (WBTV) - The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in the Fleetwood community.

Officers responded to a call for a gunshot wound at 7:39 p.m. Saturday off of Little Gap Road.

There, officials discovered the body of Leonicio Ramos Guerrero.

Officers later tracked the suspect vehicle into the parking lot of a Lowe’s hardware store in West Jefferson, where Reginald Steve Elledge was stopped and taken into custody.

Elledge was charged in the homicide and is being held in jail without bond.

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