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Dudley man found dead in Goldsboro street

Posted October 25, 2012

— Wayne County deputies are investigating the death of a 25-year-old Dudley man as a homicide after he was found dead in a Goldsboro street late Wednesday. 

Authorities responding to a call about a person being in a street found Justin Travis Lancaster in Linen lane about 11:20 p.m. His car was parked nearby, and deputies said it appeared he had been shot. 

Lancaster's body was sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Chapel Hill for an autopsy, deputies said. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about Lancaster's death should call the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at 919-731-1481 or Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255. 


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  • Just Plain Common Sense Oct 25, 2012

    Seems we need to have some serious focus on GOLDSBORO. Lots of murders/crime out of that area. Siler City, Pittsboro. Why? Drugs? Organized gangs? Better get tough down there.

  • a420a240 Oct 25, 2012

    Address is Goldsboro, even though its outside city limits

  • anderson Oct 25, 2012

    Linen lane is not in Goldsboro...it is still in the county