Don Gast

North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Derek Shawn Pendergraft, Superseding Indictment Charges Asheville Man With First Degree Murder And Aggravated Sexual Abuse Resulting In Death

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A superseding criminal bill of indictment was returned on December 4, 2018, by a federal grand jury, charging Derek Shawn Pendergraft, 21, of Asheville, N.C., with one count of first degree murder and two counts of aggravated sexual abuse resulting in the death of his Pisgah Inn co-worker, Sara Ellis, announced Andrew … Continue reading North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Derek Shawn Pendergraft, Superseding Indictment Charges Asheville Man With First Degree Murder And Aggravated Sexual Abuse Resulting In Death

North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Federal Complaint Charges Buncombe County Man With Second Degree Murder

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A federal criminal complaint was filed today charging Derek Shawn Pendergraft, 20, of Asheville, N.C., with second degree murder, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Murray is joined in making today’s announcement by John A. Strong, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau … Continue reading North Carolina News: ASHEVILLE, Federal Complaint Charges Buncombe County Man With Second Degree Murder