Statesville NC: On Saturday night, December 9, 2017, SPD officers responded to a reported assault at a residence in the 1500 block of Wilson Lee Blvd. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim inside the residence suffering from a traumatic injury to the leg.
Iredell EMS responded and transported the victim to Iredell Memorial Hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to the injuries he sustained as a result of the assault. The victim was identified as 44 year old Harry Max McLaughlin, Black Male, of Statesville.
SPD CID personnel responded to the scene and began an investigation. Investigators worked into the early morning hours on the crime scene and conducted interviews. It is believed the victim and suspect were known to each other.
The Investigation is ongoing, and an autopsy has been scheduled. Additional information will be forthcoming as the case progresses.
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