Twenty-Three-Year-Old Marion Man Charged with Murder
Detectives at the McDowell County Sheriff's Office have charged 23-year-old Roger Tully Frady, of 427 Cherokee Way in Marion with murder. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday, McDowell County sheriff's deputies were called to Frady's residence in reference to a gunshot wound. Authorities arrived to find the victim, 41-year-old Ronnie Eugene Lewis, of 623 Cherokee Way, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the torso. Lewis was later pronounced dead at McDowell Hospital. An investigation led to Frady's arrest. Agents with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation are assisting in the case.