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Sampson County Authorities Investigate Woman's Death

Posted March 25, 2006 1:57 a.m. EST

— Sampson County authorities are investigating the death of a woman found dead in her home early Saturday.

The Sampson County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at about 12:45 a.m. in reference to shots being fired on Rellie Lane in Clinton. When officers arrived at the scene, about 14 minutes later, they discovered the body of Sharlona Burnestin Peterson, 23.

A white four-door Buick Century was seen leaving the residence, authorities said.

The Sampson County Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone with information concerning the investigation to contact the sheriff's office at

(910) 592-4141