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Woman found shot to death along Lumberton road

Posted April 2, 2013

— A Lumberton woman was found shot to death Sunday morning along a local road, authorities said Tuesday.

Authorities found the body of Lauren Holmes, 23, in a canal along Holly Swamp Church Road.

Holmes' mother reported her missing on Saturday, a day after someone shot at the mother's home on N.C. Highway 711 in Lumberton, authorities said.

The homicide remains under investigation, and authorities haven't released any details of a motive or possible suspects.


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  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Apr 2, 2013

    Robeson County gets worse and worse every year.

  • North Carolina Cutie Apr 2, 2013

    This is sad. Prayers to the mother and family.

  • Granny Apr 2, 2013

    Praying for the Mother and family of this young girl. So sad!