Police arrested a High Point man Thursday in the April 3 fatal stabbing of Joseph David Walker of Salisbury.
Christopher Brandon Washburn, 25, was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree arson and was jailed without bail. He has a first court appearance Friday.
Firefighters found Walker dead after responding to a fire at the Alexander Place Apartments on Hamilton Drive.
Police said their investigation revealed that Walker had recently moved to Salisbury and that he and Washburn had known each other in the past.