Police: Son involved in father's murder commits suicide

by: Trish Williford Updated:


SALISBURY, N.C. - Investigators said Kenny Smith, Jr, who was the suspect in his father’s murder, committed suicide hours later.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a homicide on Pineview Circle in Salisbury Tuesday night.

They found Kenny Smith, Sr dead and issued warrants for his son’s arrest in the homicide.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department found Smith, Jr’s body in a motel room in Charlotte.

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