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Death Investigation

Post Date:08/03/2018 9:08 AM

 

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE    

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487

Date: August 3, 2018       

 

Death Investigation

(Fayetteville, NC) – On Friday, August 3, 2018 at approximately 7:59 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a residence along the 300 block of Andy Street in reference to a death investigation.

The preliminary investigation revealed a male subject was located unresponsive on the side of the roadway by a passerby, who called 911. The subject was pronounced deceased on scene and will be sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine a cause of death. At this time this appears to be a hit and run and as such, the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit is currently on scene conducting the investigation.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.  

Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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