Deputies find man dead at home

By Jim Holt

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Edgecombe County sheriff’s deputies are piecing together the events that led to the death of a 33-year-old man Sunday in the Lewis community.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Department received a call at 9:59 a.m. regarding an unresponsive male in a residence on Neville Drive.

Upon arrival, deputies found Jamie Eugene Scott dead.

His body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy. Authorities said the cause of Scott’s death is undetermined at this time.

Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight said while foul play is not expected, it hasn’t been ruled out either as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 641-5411.