Randolph County man found dead in home


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FRANKLINVILLE, N.C. — A Randolph County man was found dead in his residence on Wednesday.

Personnel from the Franklinville Fire Department, Randolph County EMS and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to 639 Depot St. Ext. in Franklinville regarding a 911 call for medical assistance.

Leonard Arthur McKinney Jr., of the residence, was found unresponsive and subsequently pronounced dead. McKinney’s body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Raleigh for an autopsy.

Investigators from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are conducting an ongoing investigation into the cause of McKinney’s death.

No further information is available at this time.

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