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FBI Joins Hunt For Killer Of Rocky Mount Women

The FBI has joined the investigation of the deaths of five Rocky Mount women whose bodies were found in the same rural area of North Carolina.

WRAL-TV reported that Rocky Mount Police Chief John Manley said the FBI is going through tips and other information about the case.

The bodies of two women were found in a field between Battleboro and Whitakers in Edgecombe County. They were 31-year-old Joarniece Latonya Hargrove and 35-year-old Jackie Nikelia Thorpe. Also found in the same area were the bodies of 50-year-old Ernestine Battle; 29-year-old Melody LaShae Wiggins; and 28-year-old Taraha Shenice Nicholson.

A sixth body found in February has yet to be identified, and three other missing women with similar descriptions and backgrounds are missing.


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