WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has been arrested by sheriff’s deputies in the shooting death of a North Carolina woman.
The man was arrested Monday and charged in connection to the murder of 25-year-old Stephanie Nicole Hatton, according to a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Deputies responded to a shooting in Elkin early Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found Stephanie Hatton of Kernersville, dead from a gunshot wound.
After a search, Donald Ray Lassiter, 36, of Elkin, was arrested by Wilkes County deputies in the Ronda Community around 11 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing.