Investigation underway after man found dead in Columbus County


COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot in the East Arcadia area of Riegelwood.

According to a news release from the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and Acme-Delco-Riegelwood Fire and Rescue arrived at a home in the 200 block of Bowen Blanks Drive for a cardiac arrest on Monday morning.

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Deputies found Kris Andrey Bryant, 49, dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

The sheriff’s office says this does appear to be a random act of violence.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is requesting anyone with information on this case to contact investigator V. Jacobs at (910) 640-6627.