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Foul play suspected in Lumberton man's death

Posted October 24, 2019 8:27 a.m. EDT
Updated October 24, 2019 11:13 a.m. EDT

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Police suspect foul play in the death of a man found dead in a Lumberton street Thursday.

The Lumberton Police Department said Stelton McMillan, 39, of Lumberton, was found lying on Wren Street, off Seneca Street, around 3:15 a.m.

Evidence at the scene suggests foul play, authorities said.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, but a homicide investigation is underway, police said.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is assisting the police department.

Anyone with information about McMillan’s death can call the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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