Mia Barfield was discovered dead in a home in the 1300 block of Coley Drive on Saturday afternoon, and detectives from the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit were looking into the death. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the reason for Mia Barfield’s death as well as any underlying issues that might have contributed to this terrible occurrence. Keep reading to know more about it in detail.
Mia Barfield dead: What happened?
Police from Fayetteville State University reported in a news release that homicide investigators are looking into the death of a student on Saturday.
At around 4:09 p.m. on August 26, 2023, Fayetteville Police Department officers responded to the 1300 block of Coley Drive to help the Fayetteville State Police with a death investigation.
A complaint of a family member checking on someone at a home in the 1300 block of Coley Driver prompted FSU Police to respond. Near the University Place Apartments next to Fayetteville State University, Coley Drive connects with College Street.
A dead female was discovered inside the house during the check for well-being. Mia Barfield, the victim, was a student at Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville State Police said Saturday night. The word spread across the community, instilling feelings of fear, despair, and disbelief.
As further information becomes available, it will be shared accessible to everyone.
On Facebook, Fayetteville State University expressed their sincere condolences to Mia Barfield’s family and friends.
The university wrote: “We extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends, The news of a sudden death in a close-knit community is difficult for all of us and it is important to acknowledge grief and express feelings of sadness during this time.”
Officials at Fayetteville State University stated that counseling services are open and accessible for students, instructors, and staff who may require further help. Calling (910)-672-1203 can connect you to on-call counseling services.
The Fayetteville Police Department is now requesting the public’s help in the investigation. Initial information from the authorities suggested that Mia Barfield had been murdered, not just a terrible tragedy but a terrifying act of violence.
Detective S. Berrios-Rivera can be reached at (910) 703-6243 if you have any information about this investigation.
Call Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-8477 if you have information about this case but would rather to stay anonymous. Information for Crime Stoppers can also be provided electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and filling out the anonymous online tip sheet, or by installing the FREE “P3 Tips” app, which is accessible for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and for Android devices in Google Play.
Police News Release:
| Immediate Release \\ Death Investigation |
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation along the 1300 block of Coley Drive.
On August 26, 2023 at approximately 4:09 p.m. officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Coley Drive to assist Fayetteville State Police with a death investigation. FSU Police responded to a report of a well-being check by family members at a residence along the 1300 block of Coley Driver. During the well-being check a deceased female was located inside of the residence.
Homicide Detective’s with the Fayetteville Police Department and the Fayetteville State Police are collaboratively conducting the investigation. Additional information will be released as it is available.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective S. Berrios-Rivera at (910) 703-6243.
If you have information on this investigation and would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-8477. Crime Stoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.
Authorities are currently investigating into the circumstances of Mia’s death, which are not yet known. Mia’s family and friends have undoubtedly been devastated by the news, and the locality has been appalled by the senseless loss. It is understandable that Mia’s death has crushed her family and friends, and the neighborhood has been inundated with condolences. On social media at this difficult period, a lot of individuals have sympathized with and offered support to Mia’s family.
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