Two charged with murder after hit-and-run

Credit: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

Two charged with murder after hit-and-run

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by BERNADETTE JAY / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on June 16, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 18 at 1:51 PM

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Police have arrested two men in connection with a fatal hit and run.

The incident happened Saturday on Bethel Church Road.  According to authorities, officers arrived and found Kevin Sweet lying in the road.  He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials say witnesses on the scene were able to give a description of the suspect vehicle.

Police arrested Jacob Kost. He faces a slew of charges including felony hit and run.  The passenger, Jason Shaw, was also charged with accessory to murder.

Officials say the traffic crash remains under investigation.
 

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