MCDOWELL CO., NC (WSPA) – Deputies have arrested a man they say is responsible for the shooting death of another man in McDowell County, Friday night.
According to the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home on Walnut Grove Drive in the Nebo area for a medical call.
When deputies arrived, they found 36-year-old Matthew Glenn Pressley dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators have arrested Pressley’s roommate, 47-year-old Walter “Walt” Sidney Mitchell, who they say is responsible for the death.
The Sheriff’s Office says Mitchell was also wanted on a parole violation.
Mitchell was taken into custody by McDowell County deputies and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agents just after 7:00pm.
Investigators say Mitchell was found at a home on Muddy Creek Road.