NC firefighter found dead at home, homicide investigation launched
Police believe Chapel Hill Firefighter Larry Donnell Morrisey, 48, was killed sometime between Sunday and Tuesday
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old Raleigh man as a homicide, officers said Tuesday night.
Larry Donnell Morrisey was found dead in his home on Marsh Hollow Drive Tuesday, according to an incident report.
Officers responded to the home about 11:51 a.m., police said earlier Tuesday. The initial death investigation later became a homicide investigation, police said, but they have not identified a suspect or cause of death.
Retired Chapel Hill Fire Chief Dan Jones tweeted about Jones, saying he was a valued member of the fire department family. WRAL reported family members said he was a firefighter.
Prayers needed for the Chapel Hill Fire Dept. family as Donnie Morrissey was a valued member. https://t.co/FeOMFSw4CZ— Daniel “Dan” Jones (@ChiefDanJones) February 24, 2021
The crime occurred sometime between Sunday and Tuesday, according to the incident report.
A 2010 Toyota 4Runner was also stolen, the report said.
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