FAYETTEVILLE — Police are searching for a suspect in the death of a Hope Mills woman.
Authorities say someone murdered 50-year-old Patricia Lapinske, but they are not sure how she died.
Someone found Lapinskes' badly decomposed body in a wooded area on C street early Saturday morning.
Police believe she had been dead for several days and are awaiting autopsy results.
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