72-year-old Melvin Smith of Martinsville, died Wednesday at Duke University Hospital from injuries sustained in an assault in Danville on July 4th. Police were called to the hospital after someone dropped Smith off at the emergency room. He was suffering from blunt force trauma and lacerations to his head and neck. The following day, police obtained a warrant for 39-year-old Lindsey A. Wilson of Yanceyville, North Carolina. According to a release Thursday, Wilson is still at large and the malicious wounding case is now being treated as a homicide. If anyone has information as to the whereabouts of Wilson, you are asked to contact the police.
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