Man dead after assault in Robeson County

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Milton Cummings died early Tuesday morning after an assault at a home on Powhatan Drive in Lumberton, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey.

Sealey said the home had been broken into by forcing the front door open before the murder.

Cummings' mother, another family member and a 7-year-old child were also at the home during the time of the incident, according to Sealey.

An autopsy will be completed to determine Cummings' cause of death.

The incident is under investigation by the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

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