Update: Suspect Charged with Murder
Joe Henry Furr has been charged with Murder in the death of Shaun Michael Loughrey. Furr has not been apprehended as of this media release. Anyone having knowledge of Furr’s whereabouts and or information which might aid in this investigation is asked to contact the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at 828-464-3112.
Person of Interest
The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is requesting assistance in attempting to locate Joe Henry Furr. Furr (33 yoa) a Mooresville , NC resident is considered a person of interest in the homicide of Shaun Michael Loughrey. Anyone having knowledge of Furr’s whereabouts and or information which might aid in this investigation is asked to contact the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at 828-464-3112.
Homicide Investigation Underway in Sherrills Ford
On Tuesday, 07/07/2020 at 1:40 p.m. deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a deceased person at residence on Hopewell Church Rd in Sherrills Ford. When deputies arrived they discovered Shaun Michael Loughrey (W/M 56 yoa) dead inside his residence. It appears that Loughery died after suffering one or more gun shot wounds.
A homicide investigation is underway. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has been requested to assist Sheriff’s Investigators.
Updates will be emailed as additional information becomes available.