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Deputies: Man found dead near county line

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A man was found dead in the 9000 block of London Church Road, Wilson, early Sunday. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Nash County Sheriff’s office responded around 2 a.m. Sunday regarding shots fired at the home, which is located in Nash County but has an Elm City address.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, deputies were met by a large crowd.

The injured man, who was found outside the residence, was transported to Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be performed to positively identify him as well determine the cause of death.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call the Nash County Sheriff’s Office at 252-459- 4121 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

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