Update on homicide suspect taken into custody


Joe Henry Furr was taken into custody in the parking lot of a business along Freedom Dr in Charlotte on Friday, 07/10/2020 at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Furr’s arrest was effected through a collaborative effort between the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (SBI-VCAT) Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (CMPD-VCAT) Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Group (SEG) and the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID).

Furr has been charged with Murder and is being held with no bond. Furr will have a first appearance in Catawba County District Court on Monday , 07/13/2020.

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office also thanks the Mooresville Police Department, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and Sherrills Ford Terrell Fire Rescue for their assistance with this investigation.

Sheriff Brown: “Our sentiments continue to be with the family of Shaun Loughery and with everyone in our Sherrills Ford community affected by this tragedy. Our investigative team has worked around the clock since this incident was first reported on Tuesday to solve this case. We are pleased to have brought this incident to a quick resolution.