The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


October 25, 2011

Stanfield man arrested for attempted murder

Thursday, October 20, 2011 — A Stanfield man was arrested Monday for attempted murder, according to the Stanly County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to a report of stabbing assault on Walking Stick Road in Stanfield on Oct 24. The victim reportedly knew the suspect, Dexter Wallace Winchester Jr., who was found a short distance from the home after fleeing on foot.

The victim was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center due to the severity of the injuries, which were sustained on his abdomen and neck.

Winchester, 47, of 10606 Walking Stick Road, Stanfield, was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder and was placed in the Stanly County Jail under a $150,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 7.

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