WINSTON-SALEM, NC – A man has been charged with the murder of a 75-year-old, man whose body was discovered dismembered inside his home in Winston-Salem.
Police arrested Adrion Demare Whorley, of Rockingham who’s charged with First Degree Murder and Concealment of Death.
On Monday, police discovered John Douglas Agnew’s body inside his home on Timberline Drive in Winston-Salem.
Agnew's daughter sent WFMY News 2 the following statement:
"My father, John Douglas Agnew, was a beloved father-in-law, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Dad was an extraordinary man with a boundless capacity for love. He extended his kindness, warmth, and generosity to not only his entire family, but to those in the community as well. He had a passion for helping any and every person he encountered who was in need. We are indescribably devastated by the senseless and tragic loss of this beautiful man."
Whorley was arrested with the help of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the Rockingham Police Departments.
Whorley is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center with no bond allowed.