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Murphy man charged with attempted murder

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Kerry Pratt (Source: Cherokee Co. Sheriff) Kerry Pratt (Source: Cherokee Co. Sheriff)

MURPHY, NC (WRCB) -- Cherokee County deputies arrested a man on attempted murder charges.

Investigators say Kerry Albert Pratt Jr. or Murphy tried to run over a neighbor with his car on April 1.

Pratt was initially charged with assault with a deAdly weapon with intent to kill, felony hit and run with injury and other misdemeanor charges. Charges were upgraded to attempted murder.

He remains in the Cherokee County Detention Facility.

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