Hoke County murder under investigation

Monday, October 14, 2013

Hoke County detectives are questioning a possible suspect about a murder.

Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin said someone shot Chad Blanks in the back at a home in the 600 block of Goose Pond Road.

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It happened about 2:40 p.m. Monday.

Blanks died on the way to the hospital.

Investigators believe the crime could be drug related.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact the Hoke County Sheriff Office.      

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