Man Found Dead In Rocky Mount, Police Search For Truck

A man is dead, and police are asking for your help.

Sunday, Rocky Mount police responded to an injured person call on Highway 48 near the Kangaroo Express in the Goldrock area of Rocky Mount.

They found the body 55-year-old Edward Whitaker Jr. Whitaker had head trauma and was transported to the hospital in Greenville for an autopsy.

Police report a silver, gold or tan truck, possibly a Toyota, may have been involved.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or e-mail

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  • by Nikki Location: around on Aug 22, 2011 at 11:05 AM
    if anybody has a heart please speak up because this lost soul was alot of peoples dad, confidad, and bestfriend....
  • by really on Aug 22, 2011 at 10:41 AM
    Really people? Thats' not what this story is about. A man was killed!!! My thoughts are with his family.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 22, 2011 at 10:07 AM
    were was he from what state and city
  • by pete Location: grifton on Aug 22, 2011 at 06:47 AM
    I'M glad it wasn't a red, black or white truck as it might be harder to might also contain a white,black or hispanic person of intrest.

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