Raleigh pastor questioned in wife's murder

June 7, 2008 11:32:33 AM PDT
A prominent Wake County pastor is being questioned in the case of his murdered wife.

Reverend Samuel Wynn, 54, was questioned Friday at the Hoke County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff says Wynn is a person of interest in the case.

A team of deputies and SBI agents searched Wynn's Wake County parsonage Friday.

The home is located near the Holland Methodist Church were Wynn is pastor.

According to authorities, Wynn's wife and son moved out of the home several weeks ago. Rosemary Wynn was currently living in a house off Rockfish Road in Hoke County. That's where she was found unresponsive Wednesday morning.

The couple's 10-year-old son was in the house at the time and was not hurt.

She was pronounced dead at the hospital Friday.

According to Sheriff Hubert Peterkin, Rosemary's was found in the kitchen with significant injuries. Her husband is considered a person of interest.

According to the Reverend's bio, he has been very active in the United Methodist Church organizations and hold various positions.

At this time Sheriff Peterkin will not comment on the evidence that makes Rev. Wynn a person of interest.


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