Morganton man facing murder charges after stabbing

- A Morganton man is facing murder charges after authorities say he stabbed another man at his residence on Friday.

The Burke County Sheriff's Office say they were called to the residence on Bill Epley Ave. in Morganton and found Jimmy Ray Causby suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Burke County EMS. 

Investigators say they have charged a neighbor, Gerald Dean Buff, with murder. He is currently being held at the Burke County Detention Center where a magistrate denied his bond.

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