ASHEVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Asheville Police say they have arrested a man in connection with the death of a man whose body was found behind a gas station on Patton Avenue.
42-year-old Buford James Penley has been arrested and charged with first degree Murder.
Police say Joshua Christopher Stebbins was killed at his campsite behind a Sunoco gas station. The cause of death was blunt force trauma to his head and body.
Officers were called to the scene just before 8:30 Thursday morning for a report of a man who had died from an assault.
Penley is being held in the Buncombe County Detention Facility without bond.
His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday at 9:00am.