Update: Death Of Former Fremont Mayor Ruled A Homicide

The State Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death of a former Wayne County mayor as a homicide.

The body of former Fremont Mayor Floyd Anthony “Andy” Evans was found around 1:20pm Saturday at one of his properties at 129 Evans Farm Road near Fremont. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office notified the State Bureau of Investigation for assistance with the death investigation.

On Monday, the medical examiner completed an autopsy on Mr. Evans and determined he died as a result of a gunshot wound and that he was the victim of a homicide.

Anyone with any information on the shooting death of Andy Evans is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 919-705-1862 or the NC SBI Tip Line at 1-800-334-3000.

You can also call Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests.

To maintain the integrity of the investigation, authorities announced Monday evening that no further information would be released at this time.