Police investigate death of 29-year-old

Anthony Gonzalez Staff Reporter

September 10, 2013

An Elkin resident was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday morning at 261 N. Bridge Street.

“The call came in from the landlord at 11 a.m. on Sept 7,” said Capt. Kim Robison of the Elkin Police Department.

“We are not certain at this time on the cause of death,” she said. “Until the autopsy comes back, it’s still under investigation.”

The deceased was identified as Toby Allen Butcher, age 29.

According to an obituary posted by Elkin Funeral Service, Butcher was born February 13, 1984 in Forsyth County to Richard Manning and Gaynell Wilmoth Anderson.

Butcher attended Gid Branch Baptist Church.

A memorial Service was scheduled for Tuesday, September 10 at 4 p.m. at Gid Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Royall officiating.

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