- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

LENIOR, N.C. (AP) - Police in Lenoir are investigating the death of a woman found outside an apartment complex.

Officers were called to the scene shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators told local media outlets that the victim was 39-year-old Hope Marie Story Webb of Lenoir. Police said she died from a puncture wound to her chest.

Police have not said what they think led to the injury. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is helping police with the case.

An autopsy is planned to determine the cause of death.

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