Local News

Police investigate homicide of Lumberton man

Posted May 16, 2011 4:52 p.m. EDT
Updated May 16, 2011 5:33 p.m. EDT

— Police have launched a homicide investigation after the body of a man was found on the shoulder of Hilly Branch Road in Lumberton last week.

A passing motorist saw the body of a man, who has been identified as Henry Clairmont Bonnette Jr., 46, around 8:30 a.m. on May 7 a few miles south of Old Highway 74.

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office and State Bureau of Investigation are handling the investigation. They asked that anyone with information call 910-771-3100 or 910-272-5108.

No other information was released.