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Timothy Andrew Patton (Unsolved Homicide) – 1986


Timothy Andrew Patton (Unsolved Homicide) – 1986

Timothy Andrew Patton

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is seeking justice for Timothy Andrew Patton.  Patton was murdered on Christmas Day in 1986 at his residence on McAlpin Lane in Taylorsville.  A co-worker went to Patton’s residence to pick him up for work and found Patton murdered and left in the doorway of his residence.  Investigators interviewed numerous people and followed all leads in 1986; however, the case went cold.  New technology has become available since 1986 and investigators are working to find evidence linking a suspect to the killing.

Investigators are asking the public to assist in providing leads and/or information to help find closure for the family of Timothy Patton.  Timothy Patton’s family has been waiting 26 years for closure and for justice for Timothy.

If  you have any information about this case, please contact Detective Donna Clanton or Detective Mark St.Clair by calling the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division at 828-632-8640.

If you would like to provide information about this case, you may also call the Alexander County Crime Stopper’s Tip Line at 828-632-8555.  All calls are anonymous.