A Hoke County student was murdered Saturday morning, and the sheriff is seeking the public’s help in the investigation.
“It appears that the victim, 17-year-old Hoke High Student Jon-Marvin Revels Jacobs, suffered severe trauma to the upper portion of his body by gun shot,” said Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin on the department’s Facebook page. “It was learned that he had left a party and was walking home when gunfire erupted.”
The victim was found by neighbors on Balfour Road at 9:45 a.m.
The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who has information on this investigation to please call 910-875-5111.