Hertford County Police investigate homicide of 81-year-old man

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HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – Police are investigating a homicide of an 81-year-old man in Ahoskie, North Carolina. 

Hertford County Police say a family member contacted them about the death around 8 a.m. on Friday. It happened in the 600 block of US 13 South.

Police say the victim has been identified as Clarence Simmons.

There is currently no one in custody related to the incident, but it remains an active investigation, with police reporting that there are several suspects. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is also assisting with the investigation. 

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Hertford County Police at (252) 332-5011.

This is a developing story. Stay on WAVY.com for updates.

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