Authorities investigate stabbing death in Leland

Posted by Debra Worley - email

LELAND, NC (WECT) - A Leland man was stabbed to death over the weekend, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say 32-year-old Johnny Webb died from a single stab wound to the chest early Sunday morning.  Webb was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Brunswick County authorities are investigating the case, but detectives believe the stabbing could have been part of a domestic dispute.

Officials are waiting for the results of the autopsy before determining if any charges will be filed.

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