Updated Aug. 25, 12:05 p.m.
Local woman's death deemed homicide
On August 22, 2014, investigators with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded to a death investigation on Sipe Road in Taylorsville, according to a news release. After investigating the death and interviewing witnesses, investigators determined the death was a homicide.
The victim has been identified as Nathalie Sipe Murphy, white female, age 44. The victim’s boyfriend, Roy Morgan, white male, age 47, of Iredell County, has been arrested for the murder. Morgan was arrested on the scene and is scheduled to appear in court Monday, August 25. He is currently being held under no bond.