Monday, 22 October 2007 07:20
Authorities in Wilkes County are still investigating the Friday morning discovery of a man, fatally shot in the head.
Jonathan Whitmore of North Wilkesboro was found in a ditch near the
intersection of Holland Street and Mimosa Lane just after 7 a.m. While
preliminary autopsy results have been released to authorities, a more
conclusive autopsy is pending. Sheriff’s officials are releasing little
the incident, but, according to Detective Steve Cabe, the investigation
"We've had some leads to pursue," he said.
No arrests have been made, and deputies have yet to
release names of any formal suspects. Anyone with information is encouraged to
call Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 838-9111.