A judge denied bond for a man accused of murdering another elderly man in New Bern this summer.
Sixty year-old Stephen Gathercole, who lived in the same apartment complex, has been charged with an open count of murder for the death of 83 year-old Edwin Yarbrough on September 21st.
Yarbrough was found in his Westwood Arms apartment by a maintenance worker. An autopsy showed the man died by blunt force trauma.
Gathercole's next court date is December 30th.