Body Found In Front Yard Of Harnett County Home

Marcus DeShawn Allen. Family photo

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death of a 28 year-old man found in the front yard of a home in Harnett County.

Harnett County deputies said they responded to a report of a deceased person in front of a residence on W. Governor Brandon Street in the Spring Lake area around 1:10pm Sunday.

Authorities identified the victim as Marcus Deshawn Allen.  Allen’s body has been transported to the state medical examiner’s office in Raleigh for an autopsy.

Anyone with information about the death of Marcus Deshawn Allen is asked to contact Detective J. Gardner at 910-893-0149 or the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 910-893-0300.