Deputies investigate after missing man found injured in Onslow County


JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Deputies are investigating after a missing man was found injured in Onslow County.

On December 28, the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person.

Jim Powell was reported last seen mid-afternoon on December 26 walking on Murrill Hill Road.

Powell was later found along Murrill Hill Road and transported to Vidant Medical Center where he is being treated for severe injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office (910-455-3113), or Detective Lieutenant Lucinda Hernandez (910-989-4054) or Crime Stoppers (910-938-3273). Refer to case number 2019018595 when calling.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement.

Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.

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