Two women found dead in Goldsboro at a police welfare check

GOLDSBOORO, N.C. (WITN) – Two women were found dead when police went for a welfare check in a city on the East.

Goldsboro police say Saturday just after 4:30 p.m. officers went to the 400 block of Fussell street for a welfare check.

When they arrived, they found two people who had suffered from gunshot wounds inside of a home.

Emergency Medical Personnel responded and pronounced both of them dead.

The two people were identified as Jamelle Monque Best, 53, and Elaina Michelle Ebersole, 44, both of Goldsboro.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Goldsboro police department’s criminal investigations division or crime stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a tip at