SANFORD: 1 charged with murder in Sanford stabbing

1 charged with murder in Sanford stabbing

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SANFORD, N.C. -

A Sanford man has been charged in connection with a murder Sunday morning.

Lynard Jerome McCormick, 30, is charged with murder in connection with the death of 28-year-old Williams Amail Howard.

Police say officers were dispatched to 1105 Juniper Drive Sunday around 8:40 a.m. in response to a death. When they arrived, they found Howard lying on the ground outside the apartments with a puncture wound to his neck.

Howard was pronounced dead at the scene.

McCormick was arrested Sunday around 2:20 p.m. and placed in the Lee County Jail without bond.

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