GARYSBURG, N.C. (WNCN) — State and local authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Garysburg woman was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds along a country road just north of the small Northampton County town.
The body of Shawte Williams was discovered along Macon Price Road, near its intersection with U.S. Highway 301, around 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sheriff Jack Smith said.
There were no vehicles left near her body, and Williams did not live particularly near the scene, the sheriff said.
Authorities are treating the death as a homicide.
While authorities don’t yet have any suspects in Williams’ death, the investigation is continuing.