New London resident faces charges after pedestrian dies

Published 4:31 pm Monday, February 19, 2024

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A pedestrian who was the victim of a hit-and-run died of his injuries on Saturday and the woman accused of hitting him was arrested, the Courier-Tribune of Asheboro is reporting.

Billy Glenn Medford, Jr., 45, was hit on Oakland Avenue, Asheboro, around 4:15 a.m. Friday.

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived to find him unconscious on the ground. He was taken to a hospital.
Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher, 44, was found and arrested at a residence on Robin Lane in New London, the sheriff’s office told the Tribune.

She is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, but the investigation is continuing and more charges may be filed, the sheriff’s office said.

Investigators ask anyone with information about this case contact 911 or the Randolph Sheriff’s Office at 336-318-6698, or to remain anonymous call the Randolph County Crime Stoppers tip line at 336-672-7463.