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Authorities investigate Norlina woman's shooting death

Posted September 22, 2014 11:30 a.m. EDT

Nell Pettus

— The death of a Norlina woman is under investigation, authorities said Monday.

A relative of Nell Pettus, 58, found her body outside her home at 497 Axtell Ridgeway Road last Wednesday night, authorities said. An autopsy determined that she had been shot.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office and the State Bureau of Investigation are looking into her death. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 252-257-3364. Anonymous tips can be made by calling 252-257-1356.