Laurinburg man arrested for Murder

Kamel Detroy Stewart

Laurinburg police have charged Kamel Stewart, 21, with Murder in the death of Byron Covington, 24, according to Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams.

About 5 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting on Washington Street and found Covington dead behind a residence.

The investigation indicates there was a disturbance between Stewart and a woman, others got involved and Stewart shot Covington, according to Williams.

Officers ask anyone with information concerning the incident to contact the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211.