- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

ROPER, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Washington County say a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle died from blunt force trauma to the head.

WITN in Greenville reports (https://bit.ly/2gI5Cic) deputies are investigating the woman’s death as a homicide.

The sheriff’s office says the body of 69-year-old Mary Maggie Swain was found last Friday inside a vehicle in the town of Roper. An autopsy was performed on Monday.

Sheriff Johnny Barnes says no arrests have been made in the case.

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Information from: WITN-TV, https://www.witntv.com/

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