FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 79-year-old man found dead in a Fayetteville home Sunday afternoon has been identified by police.
Officers said the body of Willis Earl Whitfield was found at 2:17 p.m. in a home in the 200 block of Plantation Road.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fayetteville police said the death appears to be suspicious in nature.
Whitfield's body was sent to the medical examiner's office to determine a cause of death.
Those with any information are asked to call detective S. Catlett at (910) 818-2543 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-8477.