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H.P.D. Investigating Suspicious Death

H.P.D. Investigating Suspicious Death

The Hickory Police Department is investigating a suspicious death. The deceased is 29-year-old Laura Matthews of Hickory.

Early Sunday morning (May 8), Hickory Police responded to a residence on 8th Avenue S.E. in Hickory in reference to an injured or sick person. Ms. Matthews was found deceased in the residence.

As of today (May 9), no one has been charged in the case and the cause of death has not yet been determined. The investigation is ongoing. Additional details will be released as they become available.

Anyone with information regarding the case should call Hickory Police at 828-328-5551 or contact Investigator Darren Bailey directly at