October 16, 2019
Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in his residence.
Deputies were dispatched to 7119 Doyle Beam Memorial Drive on October 14, 2019 reference a welfare check called in by a neighbor. The neighbor told deputies that he had not seen his friend, Robbie Lee Huffman, 53, in a few weeks.
Officers went to the front door and recognized an odor as decomposition. Deputies made entry to verify a possible death. Upon entering the residence, they saw a deceased male on the floor. Detective Justin Link arrived on the scene with a search warrant to continue the investigation.
The body was transported from the residence at 9:31 p.m. to the morgue. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday, October 17, 2019, to determine the cause of death