Man Found Dead, Woman Assaulted At Home In Rowan County

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found dead at a home in Rowan County.  Detectives say someone called 911 after they found a man and woman lying on the ground outside a home on River Road in Richfield. 

Investigators believe the two victims were assaulted.  The man was pronounced deceased on the scene.  The woman was taken to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries. 

Police believe someone committed a robbery at the residence.  No other information is being released at this time. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8700.