Seagraves

Moore County Sheriff's deputies have charged a 35-year-old man with murder and assault after a Tuesday morning stabbing left a man dead and his grandmother seriously injured. 

Craig Lamont Seagraves, of Vass, is charged with one count of murder and one count of assault with deadly weapon with the intent to kill. 

According to a press release issued by the sheriff's office, deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at 284 Circle Drive in Vass on Tuesday. Chief Deputy Richard Maness said Garrett Deon Frye, 49, of that address, was found dead at the scene. Marie Walker Johnson, 69, of the same address, was treated for her injuries and released. She is the grandmother of Seagraves, Maness said. 

The case is being investigated as a homicide. Seagraves is being held in the Moore County Detention Center without bond; a first appearance in Moore County District Court is scheduled for May 12. 

This is a developing story that will be updated as information becomes available.

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone with information to call its Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444.

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