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Man, 51, found dead inside Cumberland County home

Posted May 2, 2013

— A 51-year-old Parkton man was found dead Wednesday evening in his home, Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. 

Cumberland County authorities dispatched to the home, at 2072 Lake Upchurch Road, found Joseph Durant III dead on the living room floor about 9:30 p.m. Durant's wife called police. 

Authorities did not release any other information about Durant's death. 

His body was being sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh for an autopsy.


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  • 5NewsLuvr May 2, 2013

    Thoughts and prayers going out to his family.

  • lorawatson May 2, 2013

    Not all of Parkton is Robeson

  • inclusion7 May 2, 2013

    um...Parkton is Robeson county.

  • Scubagirl May 2, 2013

    Condolences to his loved ones.