Greenville Fatal Stabbing Under Investigation

Police say a murder Thursday night in Greenville is believed to have been drug related.

The victim, Leroy Staton, was stabbed in the parking lot of Jaycee Park on Cedar Lane. The 36-year-old man died later at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Sgt. Carlton Williams says they do have a person of interest in the murder, but no one is in custody at this point. Police are not giving out any additional information on the stabbing.

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