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Woman slain in Henderson

Posted June 16, 2011 5:41 a.m. EDT
Updated June 17, 2011 8:09 a.m. EDT

— A 33-year-old Henderson woman was shot to death at her home Wednesday, police said.

EMS workers found Letitia Hammond dead at 710 S. Carolina Ave. around 6:30 p.m., police said. Police declared her death the result of an apparent homicide and opened a criminal investigation.

Police said they are actively following leads, but declined to comment further on the case.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 252-492-1925 or Henderson police at 252-438-4141 during the day and 252-492-0202 after hours. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.