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IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. – A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his father who was reported missing to law enforcement, officials say.

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On Dec. 1, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that they were contacted about a missing person who had not been seen for a few days. Detectives were given information about their frequent locations. During their search in an area off Parkertown Road just south of Troutman, detectives found a body that was concealed.

The missing man was identified as Earnest Carter Sharpe, Jr. by WSOC. Investigators determined that Sharpe’s son was a person of interest.

Search warrants were issued for other locations during the investigation and authorities conducted interviews with witnesses as well, according to WSOC. Sharpe’s son, Anthony Ryan Sharpe, 35, was interviewed on Friday by investigators. Following that interview, officials got a warrant to arrest him.

According to ICSO, Anthony Sharpe was arrested on Dec. 9 for felony murder. Anthony Sharpe appeared before Magistrate T. Thompson who issued no bond on the warrant.

No further information has been released.