9/17/2021 10:06:00 AM Man Stabbed To Death, Domestic Partner Charged
Gaston County Police Press Release
On Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at about 6:57 p.m, Gaston County Police responded to 1606 Old Spencer Mtn. Rd. Dallas, in reference to a suspicious death. Police located a deceased white male in the driveway of the residence. It was determined that the victim, Jacob Scott Stroupe, age 36, had suffered a fatal stab wound.
Gaston County Police identified and located a suspect involved in the incident. The suspect and victim were formerly in a domestic relationship and had two children together.
After conferring with the Gaston County District Attorney’s Office, County Police charged Brandy Kachelle Wilson, age 30, of Gastonia with First Degree Murder. She is currently being held in the Gaston County Jail with no bond, pending a first appearance in court.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. R.C. Cogdill at 704-866-3320 or CrimeStoppers at 704-861-8000.
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