Cumberland County homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found dead in his Parkton home Wednesday night.
Authorities in Cumberland County received a 911 call at approximately 9:30 p.m. Wednesday from the wife of 51-year-old Joseph Durant, III. When authorities arrived on scene, they found Durant's body lying on the living room floor.
Durant's body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Raleigh for autopsy.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.