A Kings Mountain teenager was charged with first-degree murder on Wednesday in the killing of his father.
Police said they found Darren Reid Sarvis unresponsive in his home in the 300 block of North Carpenter Street at 9:07 a.m. Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Wednesday afternoon, Kings Mountain Detective Cpl. K.L. Hamrick charged 18-year-old Kelly Reid Sarvis in Darren Sarvis’s death. Kelly Sarvis also lives in the home, police said in a statement. He also was charged with felony larceny of a firearm.
Police are not saying how they believe Darren Sarvis died. “The case is still under further investigation,” the police statement said
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Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call Kings Mountain Police at 704-734-0444.
Darren Sarvis was 58, the Shelby Star reported. According to his Facebook page, Sarvis owned Sarvis and Sons Marine in Kings Mountain.