Orange County deputies are investigating a possible homicide that occurred Saturday morning in the Cedar Grove community.
Deputies responded to a call at 5705 Green Pine Road in Cedar Grove shortly after 8 a.m. When deputies arrived, they found Anthony Latta, 50, who was dead “from apparent stab wounds,” a news release said. Initially, the incident was reported as a cardiac arrest.
The incident did not appear to be random, according to Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood.
“Any loss of life is unfortunate; however, this does not appear to be a random act of violence,” Blackwood said. “We are conducting a thorough investigation in to the exact events that led to the death of Mr. Latta.”
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Blackwood indicated the stabbing may be related to other criminal behavior.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Investigator Keith Goodwin at (919) 245-2918.