Police identify man found dismembered in apartment


Police have identified a man who was found dead Monday night in a Winston-Salem apartment complex.

John Douglas Agnew, 75, was found dismembered at 308 Timberline Drive.

Winston-Salem police responded Monday afternoon to the apartment complex after receiving reports of a missing person.

The death is being investigated as a homicide, according to police.

Detectives are working with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and pathologists from the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine if the incident is related to human remains recovered Monday in Randolph County.

Example of 2003 Mazda Miata

Police are also attempting to locate Agnew’s silver 2003 Mazda Miata convertible with North Carolina registration plate ZNY-4120.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Winston-Salem police at 336-773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.

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