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Siler City man arrested for stabbing brother

Posted Friday, January 7, 2011

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Bear Creek, NC - On Tuesday evening, Chatham County deputies were dispatched to 21 Campbell Road, Bear Creek in reference to a 911 hang-up call as well as a man lying on the porch bleeding. Upon officers arrival they observed the victim, Millard Lynn Castevens lying on the porch with several stab wounds to his chest.

The victim confirmed to deputies that his brother, Michael Castevens, 30, of 3505 Edwards Hill Church Road, Siler City was the person who stabbed him.

Joseph Akers, the victim’s son, advised deputies that Michael Castevens and his father were fighting just before the assault occurred. The victim was transported to UNC hospital in serious condition. A search of the area was conducted and Michael

Castevens was located a short time later at an adjacent residence hiding under a deck. He was then placed in custody and transported to the Sheriff’s Office. Detective Mike Garbarino processed the scene and collected evidence and witness statements.

Investigators located blood on the jacket of Michael Castevens who denied stabbing his brother but admitted to fighting with him. The jacket was collected as evidence also. The victim is at UNC in the intensive care unit. The suspect was charged with Felonious Assault with a Deadly Weapon with the Intent to Kill, Inflicting Serious Injury and was jailed under a $50,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on January 24.

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Siler City man arrested for stabbing brother
Michael Castevens, 30, of 3505 Edwards Hill Church Road, Siler City.

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