counter for vBulletin

View Page Stats

Murphy man charged with felony child abuse

Levi Winslow SuttonThe following press release has been issued by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Levi Winslow Sutton, age 25, of Murphy, NC was arrested and charged with Felony Child Abuse.

The arrest was the result of injuries that a three year old boy sustained resulting in medical care; a fractured arm, numerous bruises and a contusion.

The injury was reported to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office on January 17, 2014 and was believed to have occurred at a residence on Cope Road in Andrews, NC.

The case is still under investigation. Sutton is confined to the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center under a $25,000.00 bond (secure).

Sutton is also confined under Injury to Personal Property, Assault on a Female, and Assault by Strangulation. Those charges are in connection with a Domestic Violence incident which occurred earlier at the Cope Road residence.

Investigating Officers are Investigator Keith Watkins and Patrol Deputies Tory Shivers, Jr. and Brandon Morgan.

Feel free to share any post from the WKRK website that you feel is beneficial to your community. We encourage input from local law enforcement, government officials, emergency management officials, schools and other public service organizations. To send us information, use the form on our WKRK Info page.

6,184 total views, 5 views today

Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 773 other subscribers