KPD: Kinston man arrested after woman body found in wooded area


KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) A Kinston man has been arrested after a woman’s body was found in a wooded area, according to the Kinston Police Department.

On Monday, August 24, officers with the KPD obtained warrants on 58-year-old Tommy Lee Heath of Kinston for the concealment of death, obstruction of justice, and larceny of a motor vehicle for his involvement in this case.

The incident is still an active investigation and anyone that may have been in the area or may have seen Carolyn Ann Suggs prior to this event is asked to contact the Kinston Police Department.


KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) Officials are investigating after a woman was found dead in a small wooded area in Kinston.

On Tuesday, August 8 shortly after 8 a.m., the Kinston Police Department responded to a small wooded area between the 500 block of Beasley Street and E. Blount Street in reference to the discovery of a dead woman. 

The woman has been identified as Carolyn Ann Suggs, 49, of Kinston. 

The Kinston Police Department and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are actively investigating the case.

If you have any information contact the Kinston Police Department at (252) 939-3160, the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at (252) 939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444. 

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