Crime

June 24, 2014

Authorities: Murder suspect committed suicide

Authorities believe a man suspected of killing his father in Salisbury Tuesday committed suicide in a Charlotte motel room.

Authorities believe a man suspected of killing his father in Salisbury Tuesday committed suicide in a Charlotte motel room.

Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies found 68-year-old Kenny Smith Sr. dead in his home on Pineview Circle in Salisbury Tuesday morning.

Police say Kenny Smith Jr. killed his father and then fled to Charlotte in a green Acura. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police located him in a motel room dead. Cleve R. Wootson Jr.

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