Arrest Made in Rocky Mount Domestic Violence Homicide Case

Rocky Mount, North Carolina – Authorities in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, made an arrest on Sunday in connection to the death of a woman in the area. The Rocky Mount Police Department responded to a call reporting an unconscious woman at 2:58 a.m. on Marigold Street, where the incident took place.

The victim, whose identity has not been released pending family notification, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. Police are treating the case as a domestic violence homicide, launching an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death.

The suspect, identified as 43-year-old Scottie Jeffries, was apprehended at the scene and charged with first-degree murder. Jeffries is currently in custody at Edgecombe County Jail, being held without bond as the investigation continues.

Authorities have not disclosed further details about the case or the possible motive behind the crime. The Rocky Mount community is left shocked by this tragic incident, urging individuals to seek help if they are in abusive relationships to prevent similar tragedies from occurring.

Domestic violence cases remain a prevalent issue in many communities, reminding individuals of the importance of recognizing signs of abuse and seeking help or intervention when needed. The Rocky Mount Police Department is emphasizing the seriousness of these crimes and the need for community support to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.

As the investigation unfolds, authorities are urging anyone with information relating to the case to come forward and assist in bringing justice for the victim. The community is standing together in solidarity against domestic violence, seeking to create a safer environment for all residents in Rocky Mount.