39-year-old man found dead in Smithfield home, police investigating as homicide

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) -- The death of a 39-year-old man who was found inside a Smithfield home Thursday morning is being investigated as a homicide.

Smithfield police responded to a home on the 1100 block of Fobes Dr. at 9:48 a.m. in reference to an "unknown type call."

When officers arrived they found 39-year-old David Callejas Arroyo dead.

Smithfield police said they are looking for a suspect described as a dark-skinned Hispanic man who is about 5-foot, 3-inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He had a "full scruffy beard" and was wearing a black hat with red writing on it, a black jacket and blue jeans.

Authorities do not believe it was a random act but the suspect should be considered dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 919-934-2121.
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