Update: 16-year-old charged with murder, accused of setting man's Catawba County home on fire

  • Source: WSOC TV
  • Published: 08/09/2017 07:13 AM

Deputies have charged 16-year-old Lennon Henderson with murder after they found a man dead inside a burning home in Newton over the weekend. The Catawba County Sheriff's Department determined that Wesley Bruner, 40, was killed from a gunshot wound. Investigators believe Henderson knew Bruner and was attempting to rob him. They believe the fire was set to cover up the homicide. The fire broke out Saturday at a home along Business 321, just north of Maiden.


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