Greensboro man dies after being found unconscious in yard; police begin homicide investigation
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police have started a homicide investigation after a Greensboro man was assaulted and later died from his injuries, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.
Steve Barnett, 56, of Greensboro, was found unconscious in the front yard when police responded to the 517 W. Terrell St. area at 12:50 a.m. Saturday.
He was taken to the hospital by EMS and succumbed to his injuries later Saturday, police say.
The suspect is described as a man wearing a white t-shirt with a black fanny pack on his shoulder who may have fled the scene on foot.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.