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Foul play suspected after woman found dead in home

On Saturday, Dec. 12, at approximately 5 p.m., Beaufort County deputies were called to check the welfare of a woman living at 1117 N.C. Highway 171, in Washington. When deputies arrived at the scene, they entered the home and discovered that the woman was dead.

Foul play is suspected. The investigation is ongoing. The Sheriff’s Office didn’t have any further comment as of Sunday morning.