Police identified a man who died this weekend after being stabbed on East Franklin Street.
Walter Arthur Preston, 27, whose address was listed as the streets of Chapel Hill, died Saturday at UNC Hospitals. He was stabbed in the chest around 11:45 p.m. Friday near University Presbyterian Church at 209 E. Franklin St.
Charles Anthony Rhames, 25, of Chapel Hill, was arrested Saturday in Carrboro and has been charged with first-degree murder in Preston’s death. He is being held in the Orange County Jail without bond.
Police ask anyone with information about the attack to call the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760. Tips also can be made to Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to arrest.