Woman Found Dead Next To Car

An autopsy will be performed on a 43 year-old woman who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in Wayne County.

Fatal-Wayne-County-2Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of the shooting around 9:15am Saturday in the 3500 block of US Highway 117 Alternate near Dudley. 

Arnette Marshburn of Mount Olive was found lying beside her car with what appeared to have been a gunshot wound to the head. She was rushed to Wayne Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the incident they are calling a death investigation. Photos by John Payne