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Authorities investigate suspicious Goldsboro death

Posted July 5, 2012 10:49 a.m. EDT
Updated July 5, 2012 11:33 a.m. EDT

— The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that detectives are investigating the death of a man in his Goldsboro home.

The body of Ralph Exum Jones, 81, was found by some friends at about 11:30 p.m. at 496 Slick Rock Road, authorities said.

His body has been sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy to determine the cause of death, authorities said. No other details were released.

Anyone who might have information about Jones' death is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1481 or Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.