On March 25, 2018 at 6:48 pm, Morganton Public Safety Officers responded to 607 Valdese Ave Apt. B-307 in reference to a deceased person.  When officers arrived they found a black male deceased inside the residence.  The deceased was identified as fifty-seven-year old, Hubert Roland Hunter Jr.

Hunter was found deceased inside his residence and evidence suggests he was the victim of a homicide.  Investigators have searched the victim’s apartment and interviewed multiple residents within the complex.  Morganton Public Safety and the State Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate all leads. 

Anyone having information regarding the death of Hubert Roland Hunter Jr. is asked to contact Morganton Public Safety at 828-437-1211 or call Crime Stoppers at 828-437-3333.