Man dies following assault on Raleigh greenway

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh police are looking for clues after a man died following an assault Thursday afternoon on the greenway.

Officers responded to an assault call from the 1800-block of S. Saunders Street shortly after noon on Thursday. The man found was taken to WakeMed with serious injures. He later died, police said.

He was riding a Kona trail bike, police said.

Police on Friday morning identified the victim as Chauncey Weinkoop Depew Jr., 57.

Anyone with information is asked to call Raleigh Crimestoppers at 919-834-HELP.

As of 5 p.m., a heavy police presence remained at the scene, which was near the Red Roof Inn located at 1813 S. Saunders St.

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