Rendering of man seen near Statesville murder scene released

Published 3:38 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Staff report

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of a man seen in the area where a man was murdered in his Statesville home.

About 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Hugh Lee Moose was shot and killed in his home at 577 Shiloh Road in Statesville.

A man was seen walking away from the area of the victim’s home within minutes of when of the first 911 call was placed. Witnesses helped a forensic artist from the S.C. Law Enforcement Division draw a sketch of the suspect.

The man is described as wearing Carhartt-style clothing. Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to call the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Hotline at 704-928-9804.