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NC man kills himself, may be connected to remains found in Henry County

It could be a missing woman from Eden, North Carolina

July 14, 2010|Justin McLeod | Reporter

EDEN, Nc — A man found dead in Eden North Carolina may have a connection to the remains found in Henry County last week.

Investigators from Henry County and Rockingham County North Carolina went to a mobile home in Eden Tuesday as part of a joint investigation into a body found in Ridgeway.  It happened around 11:20 A.M. on Avery Drive in Eden.  They heard a gunshot and later found 55 year old Thomas Lee Lewellyn dead of a self inflicted gunshot.

Last week, a women's remains were found in Ridgeway. Eden Police say 23 year old Pamela Marie Woods has been missing since July 4th.  At this point, authorities have not positively identified the body as the missing woman. A detective with the Eden Police tells News 7 they are keeping the possibility open the remains found are Woods'. The detective says Lewellyn and Woods knew each other.  Investigators say they went to Lewellyn's mobile home to ask him some routine questions about her disappearance. 

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