UPDATE: 85-year-old Lumberton man's death now considered homicide

UPDATE: 85-year-old Lumberton man's death now considered homicide
(Source: Raycom Media)

ROBESON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Lumberton Police now say an 85-year-old man was beat to death according to a report released on Wednesday.

Rufus Revels was found dead in his home Saturday after Lumberton Police responded to a call. Investigators remained tight-lipped at the time, calling the death 'suspicious' due to evidence found on the scene. We now know Revel died as a result of an assault.

Investigators are still conducting interviews and are seeking anyone with information. If you have any information you are asked to call Detectives Evan Whitley and Charles Keenum with the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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