2 women found shot, dead in bathroom of Wayne County house

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- An investigation is underway after two women were found dead in a Wayne County home.

Just before 7 p.m. on March 27, the Wayne County 911 Call Center received a call about a person who had shot themself in a home on 450-B Perkins in Pikeville.

When deputies arrived, they found the caller on the front porch who instructed them inside.

Officials entered the home and found 39-year-old Diamond Lee and 58-year-old Mary Lee dead in the bathroom.

Deputies said one of the victims died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The second victim appears to have a gunshot wound; however, an investigation into her cause of death is ongoing.
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