Weekend Murder

The Bolivar County Sheriff's Department investigating a weekend homicide in Winstonville.

Saturday, shortly before 2 p.m, the sheriff's office received a call in reference to a deceased male at the Winstonville Fire Station.

Upon arrival, deputies found the victim laying on the floor in a pool of blood.

The victim was identified as 67 year old William Henry Moore.

After speaking with residents in the area, investigators learned the victim was living inside the fire station and was last seen Friday evening.

The exact cause of death has not been determined.

A person of interest was taken into custody and is being held at the Bolivar County Correctional Facility for investigation.

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