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18-year-old charged in death of Morganton man, officials say

Officers said they responded to a call about the incident Saturday evening along Burkemont Avenue where they found a man dead.
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MORGANTON, N.C. — A suspect has been charged after a man was found dead in his home in Morganton, according to the Morganton News Herald.

Iziaha Daprince Corpening, 18, was charged early Sunday morning with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, the Morganton News Herald reports.

Officers said they responded to a call about the incident just after 7 p.m. along Burkemont Avenue where they found 67-year-old Jerry Ahmed Corpening dead in his home at 309 Burkemont Avenue late Saturday evening.

This investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with more information in this case is asked to contact the Morganton Public Safety Department.

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