Body found in Red Springs home investigated as homicide

RED SPRINGS, NC (WBTW) – Robeson County Deputies are investigating the death of a Red Springs man found deceased Wednesday night.

Robeson County Sheriff Ken Sealey says dispatch received a call Wednesday night that a woman found her boyfriend dead in the home they shared on Springside Road in the Red Springs community. He identified the victim as 39-year-old Derrick Lashane Farrington.

Farrington died of a gunshot wound, Sheriff Sealey confirms. The death is being treated as a homicide.

Sheriff Sealey said the girlfriend and a small child left for work Wednesday morning and Farrington was still at the home. When she and the child returned Wednesday night the woman found Farrington dead. The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate. No word yet on suspects or a motive.

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