Teen charged with murder of man who died in fire

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – Investigators in Catawba County arrested a teenager with the murder of a man that was found dead inside a burned home over the weekend.

Lennon Riley Henderson, 16, was charged with murder in connection with the death of 40-year-old Harry Lewis Bruner Jr. Bruner was found inside the home by emergency crews on the scene. It was revealed during the investigation that he died as a result of a gunshot wound. 

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Investigators said the motive for the shooting was a robbery. 

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