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Accused killer charged with throwing urine at deputy

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Jasper "Joe" Whitman Jasper "Joe" Whitman
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

A man who is in the Rowan County Detention Center, charged with the murder of his former roommate, is now facing new charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer.

According to a report with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, Jasper "Joe" Whitman broke a piece of metal off from inside his cell and was using it as a weapon, threatening other inmates and detention officers.  

At one point Whitman threw urine at those officers.

Whitman was charged with the murder of Davis Gilyard, 52, in April of 2012.  

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