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The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide.  On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, at approximately 5:31 p.m. the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an unknown situation at 84 Ida’s Lane, Clarkton, according to Captain Jeff Singletary. Upon arrival, deputies located Charles Leon Leach, 60 years of age, of Clarkton, deceased in the residence. Investigators determined foul play to be a part of the investigation, according to Captain Singletary.

At this time, no other details are being released, but the investigation is ongoing and we will share updates as new information becomes available, said Captain Singletary.

Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker asks that if you have any information in reference to this case please contact the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office at 910-862-6960 or use the tip line at 910-874-8124. Any information received is greatly appreciated.

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has been assisted by the Bladen County Office of Emergency Services and the Bladen County Coroner’s Office in this case.