Investigation underway following homicide at cemetery near NC State campus


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Authorities with Raleigh Police and North Carolina State University Police are investigating a homicide that happened at Mt. Olivet Cemetery near the NCSU campus Friday night.

Officers responded to the cemetery, adjacent to Schenck Forest, shortly after 10 p.m. and located a man suffering serious.

The man was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Witnesses reported seeing two men and a woman leaving the scene in two vehicles, an extended cab pick-up truck that was lifted and an older model brown or blue four-door sedan. Both vehicles fled towards Reedy Creek Road.

An emergency alert was sent to NCSU students.

The incident remains under investigation.

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