Rocky Mount police searching for murder suspect
Posted June 25
Rocky Mount, N.C. — Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the death of a 17-year-old at a Rocky Mount home.
Johnathan Lamont Hargrove, 18, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jose Antonio Martinez, whom police found dead at 224 Jackson St. around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Investigators believe Martinez’s death was the result of a drug deal turned violent.
Police ask that anyone with information about Hargrove’s whereabouts or the crime to call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.