Police Investigating Possible Homicide in Lenoir

 LENOIR, N.C.– Officials with the Lenoir Police Department say that they are investigating a possible homicide at the Creekway Apartment complex in Lenoir, North Carolina. 

Police say that on Saturday morning just before three, they responded  to a 911 call from Creekway Apartments in which a female was reported to be unresponsive outside in the yard.

Upon arrival, Officers say they found 39-year-old Hope Marie Story Webb dead and lying in the parking lot where she appeared to have suffered from an apparent puncture wound to the upper torso.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. 

Investigation into this incident is continuing and anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Lenoir Police Department at 828-757-2100 or report anonymously to Lenoir/Caldwell County Crimestoppers at 828-758-8300.