Body found Sunday in Hertford


By Peter Williams
The Perquimans Weekly

Monday, December 31, 2018

The State Medical Examiner’s office has been called in on the investigation after a body was found early Sunday morning off West Grubb Street in Hertford.

Investigators confirmed Monday that the body is that of a male.

In a statement released by Hertford Police Chief Dennis Smith, the Hertford Police Department, Perquimans County Sheriff's Office and Perquimans County EMS responded to what he referred to as an “ unattended death” behind the 100 block of West Grubb.

Perquimans EMS Director Jonathan Nixon said the call came in at 8:23 a.m. Perquimans County Sheriff Shelby White confirmed a body was found, but referred all other questions to the Hertford Police Department. No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information should contact Chief Brown at 426-5587.