July 19, 2019

Double murder under investigation

Two Alexander men were found shot to death in Stony Point over the weekend, and authorities are seeking information in the case.

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Alexander County 911 received a call regarding two deceased persons in a residence located on Mount Wesley Church Road, in the Stony Point Community.

Stony Point First Responders and Sheriff’s officers arrived at the residence and found two deceased white male individuals with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman.

The two individuals were located in different areas inside the residence, and have been identified as Chad Lee Kennedy, age 38 of the residence, and Mark Jefferson Furey, age 57 of Taylorsville.

In the early morning hours of Saturday, at approximately 1:00 a.m., four neighbors near the residence on Mount Wesley Church Road reported a person knocking on their mobile home doors as well as the side of their mobile homes. The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is looking to locate the individual who was knocking on the residences and encourages that individual to please contact the Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation is still continuing at this time. If anyone has any information, please contact the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office at (828) 632-1111 or Alexander County Crimestoppers at (828) 632-8555.

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