Windsor man charged with murder after man found dead in road in Elizabeth City

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Posted at 4:56 AM, Jan 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-27 12:09:18-05

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C., - Elizabeth City Police arrested a Windsor, North Carolina man in connection with a Tuesday night homicide in Elizabeth City.

On January 25, 2022, officers responded to the area of Walkers Avenue near Westway Drive at approximately 8:46 p.m. in reference to a report of gunshots.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found 33-year-old Edenton man Tyrone Deshawn Armstead in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds.

Armstead was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 27-year-old Tyshaun Deanthony Thompson turned himself in to law enforcement in connection with Armstead's death. He was charged with murder and was given no bond.

Thompson's first court appearance was Thursday, January 27, 2022.