Homicide investigation underway in Wilkes County
WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — A homicide investigation is underway in Wilkes County, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
At 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, the Wilkes County Communications Center got a report that someone might be dead at a home on Conley Shomaker Road in the Ferguson community.
Deputies and medical personnel went to the home and found a person, only described as a male, dead inside from what appeared to be blunt force trauma.
The sheriff’s office said a suspect is in custody. The sheriff’s office is not releasing the name of the deceased or the name of the suspect at this time.