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Man found dead inside crashed car in Sampson County

Posted August 1, 2015

— The Sampson County sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that happened late Friday outside Clinton.

Deputies said they responded to 911 reports of multiple shots fired in the area of Dogwood Acres Lane, on U.S. 701 South in Clinton, just before midnight. A short time later, they received a call about a car that had crashed into a utility pole at the entrance to Dogwood Acres mobile home park.

Deputies arrived to find Christopher Anjantre Wright, 20, of Clinton, dead inside the vehicle.

Investigators have not identified suspects or a motive, and anyone with information about the crime is asked to call them at 910-592-4141.


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