Woman found dead inside Wayne County home

FREMONT, N.C. (WITN) - A homicide investigation is underway after deputies in Wayne County found a woman dead inside a home.

The Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a dead person at 105 R&M Circle near Fremont on Friday, according to a press release.

At the scene, deputies found Janet Batts, 55, dead.

Further details about her cause of death will be released following an autopsy.

Detectives are currently following up on leads and interviewing people related to the investigation, officials said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.