Four elderly people were killed in a home invasion Monday in Halifax County in northeastern North Carolina, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.
Two residents and their two guests at a home on Fishing Creek Road in the Glenview community were killed.
Officials identified the homeowners Janice and James Harris and visitors James and Peggy Whitley, WITN reported.
A $7,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest or arrests in the quadruple homicide, officials announced on Facebook on Tuesday morning.
At about 9:30 a.m. on Monday, deputies responded to the home and found the victims, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said during a news conference Monday afternoon.
“All four victims were members of this community and were well thought of,” Tripp said.
No other information has been released. The State Bureau of Investigation and the Edgecome and Nash County sheriffs’ offices also are investigating.
Deputies are seeking information about this event. Call Crime Stoppers at 252-583-8201.
This is a breaking news alert; it will be updated.
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