Salisbury: Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr., Arrested Wednesday Afternoon on East Lafayette Street for the Alleged Shooting Death of Timothy Grady Last Saturday

Posted on May 31, 2017



RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr., was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police set up a perimeter around an apartment at 905 East Lafayette Street. The Police received intelligence from an informants that Cox was hiding out there.  The Salisbury Police Special Response Team (SRT), in Kevlar vests, wearing helmets, and armed to the teeth, hunkered down behind any cover they could find.  A Salisbury Police negotiator called out to Cox with a bullhorn to turn himself in voluntarily.  Earlier officers cleared nearby homes and directed citizens to safety.  Police and Rowan County Sheriff’s Office vehicles swarmed into the area.  The SBI was also present.

The negotiator didn’t have to wait long.  Cox came out without a struggle.  Handcuffed and padded down, he was taken into custody and placed in a caged police vehicle.  Tonight he would be staying in the Rowan County Detention Center.  Another murder warrant served in Salisbury, N.C.

Cox is charged with murder (non-specific) (felony). He is under no bond. His first court appearance will be on Thursday June 1st.

Although an argument between Cox and Grady was said to precede the shooting.  No motive for shooting has been released.

Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr.:

The Rowan Free Press Article from Saturday May 28th: Updated–Timothy Lee Grady Murdered Saturday Night at 503 N. Ellis Street. Multiple Gunshots Heard in the Area of the Killing:

https://rowanfreepress.com/2017/05/28/updated-salisbury-timothy-lee-grady-murdered-saturday-night-at-503-n-ellis-street-multiple-gunshots-heard-in-the-area-of-the-killing/

Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr.’s Previous Record:

http://webapps6.doc.state.nc.us/opi/viewoffender.do?method=view&offenderID=0997688&searchLastName=cox&searchFirstName=frankie&searchMiddleName=e&listurl=pagelistoffendersearchresults&listpage=1

905 E. Lafayette Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

A Police K-9 vehicle on E. Lafayette Street:

Location 905 E. Lafayette Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

**This article will be updated as more information arrives.**

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