Tag Archives: Burke County NC

Autopsy Results Show Burke County Murderer Killed Himself

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – A preliminary autopsy results reveal  the suspect in last week’s Burke County murders shot himself when confronted by police, according to the sheriff’s office. The Burke County Sheriff’s Office said during the investigation and preliminary autopsy results, …Read More

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Officer, Suspect Killed After Exchange Of Gunfire In Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – A Federal Forestry Officer and a suspect were both killed Wednesday as deputies searched for the son of a couple found dead in a Burke County home earlier that morning. According to local sources, the officer was killed during an exchange of gunfire. …Read More

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Burke County Deputies Investigating A Double Homicide

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Burke County Sheriff’s Office says detectives are investigating a double homicide. Two people, a couple, according to the Associated Press, were found dead in a home on Fish Hatchery Road on Wednesday. The victims have …Read More

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Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Raping A Child

VALDESE, N.C. – A Burke County man has been convicted of raping a child and will spend at least the next 12 years in prison. Twenty-five year old Paul Lunsford was sentenced to no less than 144 months and no …Read More

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