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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Thursday July 28th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Cedarbrook Resident Charged with Attempted Murder

Detective Billie Brown with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 40-year-old Jacob Douglas Carpenter of Shelby with Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  He was given a $400,000 secured bond by a Magistrate.

On July 10th, Deputies and Detectives responded to an assault call at Cedarbrook Residential in Nebo. A female resident was transported to Mission Hospital in Asheville with severe head injuries. An investigation by Detectives uncovered video evidence of the assault.

“This was a senseless and horrific assault. I am proud of Detective Brown and our team for their hard work in this matter”, Sheriff Ricky Buchanan.

McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

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