Police ID woman found dead in Rocky Mount

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Police have identified a woman who was found dead due to injuries from an assault reported in Rocky Mount Wednesday morning.

The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a phone call around 10:57 a.m. from Nash County Communications in reference to assisting EMS with an unresponsive female.

The Rocky Mount Police Department responded to 1 Drew Hills Court and said they found an unresponsive black female.

The victim was identified as Latisha J. Lee, 31, of Rocky Mount.

Police said that Lee had sustained injuries from an aggravated assault and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Crime Scene Unit responded and the case is being investigated by the Rocky Mount Homicide Unit.

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