Edenton Police investigating 36-year-old man’s death as a homicide

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EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a homicide after a 36-year-old man was stabbed to death on Thursday. 

Edenton Police were called to N. Granville Street and E. Carteret Street around 3:20 p.m. for a report of critically-injured person. 

They found Dwight A. Coston at the scene. Police say he was transported to Vidant Chowan Hospital, where he later died from his injuries. 

Coston’s death is being investigated as a homicide, but police say they do not believe this was a random incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the North Carolina State Bureau Investigation at (919) 662-4500 or the Edenton Police Department at (252) 482-4444. You can also submit an anonymous tip on their website. 

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