UPDATE: Police release identities of two women found dead in Lumberton


LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – The bodies of two women found April 18 at two separate locations in Lumberton have been identified.

According to information from Lumberton Police Capt. Terry Parker, the woman found at 505 Peachtree St. has been identified as Christina Bennett, 32. Her last known address was in the 1900 block of Eastwood Terrace in Lumberton.

The second woman, who was found at 702 East Fifth Street, has been identified as Rhonda Jones, 36, according to Parker. Her last known address was on Troy Drive in Lumberton.

Identities were made by the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s Office in Raleigh.

Parker said the cause of death has not been determined and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call (910) 671-3845.

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