DUDLEY, N.C. (WNCT) – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman found with a gunshot wound to the head.
Deputies responded to U.S. Highway 117 Alternate in Dudley on Saturday after receiving a report of a person being shot.
Deputies found 43-year-old Arnette Marshburn of Mount Olive lying beside her car with a gunshot wound to the head.
She was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
She will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Raleigh who will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.