ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — One person was found dead after authorities responded to an area west of Lumberton Tuesday night, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, Tazarie Butler, 20, of Lumberton was found dead. The incident happened at about 9:08 p.m. on 135 Beam Road.

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Division investigators are investigating the case and have identified people who may be connected to the investigation, according to deputies.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at 910-671-3170 or 910-671-3100.

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