UPDATE: Rocky Mount police identify victim homicide investigation

Published: Jan. 5, 2023 at 11:39 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 7, 2023 at 4:18 PM EST
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) -Rocky Mount police say they’re investigating a homicide after responding to a call about a fight and finding a man dead.

Police say around 8:22 pm Thursday, officers responded to the 1200 block of Hargrove Street in reference to a fight in progress.

When officers arrived they found Darnell Battle laying on the ground.

First responders provided life-saving measures however the 30-year-old died on the scene from injuries sustained during the fight.

Anyone with information can call the Rocky Mount police department at 252-972-1411, or crimestoppers at 252-977-1111.