Man charged in death of stepfather in Southern Pines

Ronnell Dewand Kelly, 35 (image courtesy Southern Pines police)

A suspect was arrested Sunday in connection to a suspicious death of a 57-year-old man, Southern Pines police said.

Ronnell Dewand Kelly, 35, was charged with second degree murder.

Police said they found the body of the victim, Kenneth Wall, in a home in the 1100 block of West Indiana Avenue Saturday night around 8:30 p.m. Police said Wall is Kelly's stepfather.

Kelly was taken to the Moore County Detention Center under a $750,000 bond.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031 or Crime Stoppers at 910-693-4110.

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