Kenneth Ronald Danner, 58, of Newton, died unexpectedly Oct. 19, 2011. The Danner family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Graham Frank Clifford of Denver (formerly Stanley), died Friday Oct. 14, 2011. Frank was 89 and died at the Sherrills Ford Hospice House after a 20-year fight with prostate cancer. Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley is serving the Clifford family.
On Feb. 14, Michael Joseph Anderson called 9-1-1 to say he had brutally killed a man.
Anderson said he overdosed on pills and shot his roommate, Stephen Starr, three times before mutilating his body with an axe.
â€śI did some things to the body that you donâ€™t want them to see,â€ť he said during the phone call.
Tammy Saunders, a Catawba County 9-1-1 telecommunicator, was on the other end of the call throughout Anderson's disturbing confession.