Rocky Mount PD investigating 4th of July homicide


Rocky Mount Police are investigating a death early Wednesday morning as a homicide.

According to Cpl. Brad Summerlin, the department was notified of a suspicious event in the 400 block of South Church Street at approximately 6:15 a.m. When officers arrived, Summerlin said, they found a 58-year-old man dead at the scene.

Summerlin declined to release the identity of the victim, pending family notification. Though no details were given about how the man may have died, the RMPD Homicide Unit is investigating the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411, Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or Text – A-Tip (Text RMPOL) and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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