Homicide investigation launched after body found inside vehicle in Windsor

WINDSOR, N.C. – Officials are investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday morning.

Bertie County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report that shots had been fired in the area of Cedar Landing Road around 5:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered a vehicle parked in an open field and located the body of 50-year-old Bryan Okeffee Harrell inside of the vehicle.

The cause of death is pending autopsy and a joint investigation between the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is ongoing.

Call the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office at 252-794-5330 with any information.