Newport man charged following Harris Road Death Investigation

On 03/21/2022 Carteret County Deputies arrested Joshua Kenneth Clauson, 20, listed as homeless in Newport, for the murder of 46-year-old Daniel Andrew Brisson of Holly Ln, Newport.

The charge comes following a continuous investigation where the body of Brisson was discovered in the roadway early Sunday morning in the 100 block of Harris Road in Newport.

As this investigation is still on-going the Sheriff’s Office is unable to release any specific details about the case.

Clauson was charged with one open count of murder and is scheduled for his first court appearance Tuesday morning.

He is currently being held in the Carteret County Jail without bond.