Gastonia police have charged a Stanley man in connection with Friday’s killing of Joshua Lee Gilliland at the Gaston Inn on Andrew Jackson Highway.
Darren Andrew Adams, 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a female and second-degree kidnapping. He was in the Gaston County Jail on Saturday.
Investigators have not said how Gilliland was killed or what they believe was the motive.
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