Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Murder Victim Found Near Wilson County Creek

Wilson County sheriff's investigators converge on a wooded area beside Contentnea Creek outside of Stantonsburg on Sunday after the body of a Hispanic male, who reportedly had been murdered, was found by an off-duty state trooper and his family who were fishing nearby. Photo by Carter Rabil - The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a man who was found murdered in a wooded area near the Contentnea Creek near Stantonsburg on Sunday. An off duty state trooper and his family were fishing in the creek around 3pm Sunday when they found the body of the unidentified Hispanic male. Authorities are treating his death as a homicide. Detectives don’t believe the victim was a legal resident of the United States and investigators are seeking to identify him and where he lived. Anyone who may have any information about the victim or the homicide is asked to contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at 252-237-2118.


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