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Robeson County man dies from stab wound

Posted June 27, 2020 6:57 p.m. EDT

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— Robeson County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a stabbing that left a man dead on Friday.

Deputies were called to 45 Hazel Rd. in Pembroke on Friday at around 2:43 p.m. in reference to someone who was stabbed. Vernar Hammonds, 32, was found with a stab wound. He was transported to Southeastern Health, where he died from his injuries.

Investigators said the incident began after a dispute between two groups but did not elaborate. They said they have a person of interest and were still investigating.

Anyone with information can call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.

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