BCSO investigating gun-related death

Published 6:33 am Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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On May 22, 2023 at 8:32 a.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a male subject had suffered a gunshot wound at an address on Robersonville Road, Washington, NC. Upon arrival, Deputies secured the scene and EMS personnel determined the male was deceased. Deputies identified the decedent as Billy Joe Bell, age 52. The investigation is continuing at this time.