Union County man arrested for murder of Albemarle man

Published 9:26 am Friday, April 15, 2022

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Albemarle Police responded Thursday afternoon to a call at a home in the 2000 block of Monza Drive.


A man inside the home was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds. Stanly County EMS arrived on the scene and the victim was pronounced dead on scene. The deceased has been identified as 33-year-old Benjamin David Plyler.
APD detectives, along with assistance from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Union County Sheriff’s Office, conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of 32-year-old Quinton Darby Harris in Union County.

Harris was charged with first degree murder.

Harris is in the Stanly County Jail without bond. Harris has a first scheduled court appearance at 9 a.m. Monday at the Stanly County Courthouse.

If anyone has any additional information about the incident, call Albemarle Police Department at 704-984-9500 or leave an anonymous tip at 704-984-9511.