Victim or Case Name and Number: Deborah Gail Nunnery
Crime Committed or Inflicted: Murder
Crime Date: 10/26/1997
City/County: Clinton in Sampson County
State: North Carolina
On Sunday, October 26, 1997 in the early morning hours, the body of Deborah Gail Nunnery was found on the roadway of Underwood Road in the Snow Hill Community of Clinton. Deborah would sometimes stay with her parents although she had her own residence in Quail Run Trailer Park in Roseboro. She had been last seen at her parents' residence earlier that Sunday morning.
At the time of her death, Deborah was 40 years old and the mother of a son. She was a white female, approximately 5'4" in height, with blue eyes, and brown hair. According to family members, Deborah had asthma but would often walk for exercise in the areas of her relatives' homes. When she was last seen that Sunday, she was wearing a long-sleeve brown shirt and blue jeans.
Investigators have exhausted leads and are seeking assistance from anyone who was in the Snow Hill Community area of Clinton off Highway 24 (also known as Roseboro Highway) on that Sunday morning in 1997. To date, no one has been arrested for the tragic murder of this mother, Deborah Nunnery.
If you have information about this case, call the Sampson County Sheriff's Office (910) 592-4141. If you have information about this case or any unsolved case in North Carolina, please contact the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation by email SBI Operations Center
or by phone (800) 334-3000.
$5,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Deborah Gail Nunnery.
Last updated: January 12, 2011
Photos of Deborah Gail Nunnery in 1980s including with her 4-year-old son who was also tragically murdered later in his life.