Man charged with second-degree murder

Published 3:25 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Albemarle Police Department has made an arrest in a death investigation from Jan. 11.


Detectives with APD issued warrants for the arrest of Timothy L. Blalock, 48, of Albemarle for felony death by distribution, second-degree murder, felony sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance and possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance.

The charges resulted from a cardiac arrest call at 718 Brown Ave. A 48-year-old female was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead at the scene.

Blalock was arrested Tuesday by the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office and received a $135,000 secured bond for his release. His first scheduled court appearance is Sept. 28 at 9 a.m.