Police on Sunday charged a 56-year-old man with murder after a man who was stabbed early Saturday morning later died.
Ronnie Lee Simmons, whose address in arrest records is listed as 2417 Lark St. near Fuquay-Varina, was first arrested early Saturday and charged with stabbing Thomas Allen Scotland Sr. in the stomach with a knife.
Sunday night, police obtained a second warrant raising the charge to murder.
In one of the warrants, police included a second address for Simmons at 1210 S. Bloodworth St.
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Simmons was arrested at 2912 Boone Trail, off Rush Street, where police were told the stabbing took place.
Scotland lived about 6 miles away on Royal Acres Road.