UPDATE: Kinston Police identify homicide victim found in home

Published: Apr. 17, 2021 at 8:03 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2021 at 12:57 PM EDT
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Kinston Police identified the person who was found dead inside a home on Saturday night as 29-year-old Gabrielle Wendt.

Officers came to a residence on the 800 block of College Street shortly after midnight regarding a welfare check when they found Wendt dead inside the home.

Police said they’re investigating this as a homicide and the case is under investigation with no additional information at this time.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers.

**UPDATE** The victim has been identified as Gabrielle Wendt, 29 years old (W/F) of Kinston. The incident occurred at...

Posted by Kinston Police Department on Saturday, April 17, 2021

Kinston police officers went out to a call shortly after 12 a.m., Saturday morning on the 800th block of College St. to a welfare check.

When officers got there they found a deceased person. According to KPD, they’re now investigating this incident as a homicide.

This case is currently under investigation, if anyone has any information they are asked to call The Kinston Police Department’s tip line at (252) 939-4020.

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