ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A homicide investigation is underway after a 24-year-old Lumberton man was found dead early Monday morning by deputies responding to a report of shooting, according to Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins’ office.
Authorities responded at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Oakgrove Church Road and Riley Circle northwest of Lumberton, where they found the body of Michael D. Farley, Wilkins’ office said. The case is being investigated by the homicide division of the sheriff’s office.
No additional details were immediately available.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 910- 671-3100 or 910-671-3170.
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