Local News

Wayne County Woman Found Murdered

Posted Updated
Switch to classic wral.com

FREMONT — A Fremont woman was found murdered Tuesday afternoon.

Details are sketchy, but WRAL-TV5 News has learned that 76-year-old Molly Ellis was found dead in Fremont late Tuesday afternoon. Officials aren't saying where she was found or exactly how she died, but they are investigating the death as a homicide.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department said that Ellis had been missing for a few days.

For the latest details, check out WRAL-TV5's Morning and Noon News on Wednesday, and get updates anytime throughout the day and night on WRAL OnLine.