ROCKY MOUNT, VA – A woman was found shot to death inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store in Rocky Mount Wednesday.
At around 10:30 p.m., the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 619 Minute Market located on Virgil H. Goode Highway.
Upon arrival, deputies say they located 33-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Monday, of Axton, dead inside of a vehicle from an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim’s body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office and the investigation continues.
The sheriff’s office says the incident was not related to the peaceful protest held on Wednesday.