Sheriff's Office investigating homicide in Scotland County

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – The Scotland County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning, according to the office's Facebook page.

Officials confirmed that 21-year-old Demonsha Eronda Clegg, from Raefort, NC, was found dead on Plantation Road Sunday morning at about 9 a.m. by someone on their way to work. Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results for a cause of death.

The homicide may have been a result of an altercation at the Encore Club Saturday night, officials stated. Clegg was last seen Saturday night at the club on Highway 16-401E.

The sheriff's office is investigating what happened and are working to identify any possible suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call 910-276-3385.

A woman was also shot and killed in Laurel Hill, NC on Saturday night, officials confirmed. One suspect has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

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