Michael “Mike” Wilkes death – The death of Rani Renee Barnes and Michael “Mike” Wilkes has been identified as the victims found dead on 1209 Firetower Road, Apartment K (Belle Meade Apartments). They were identified as victims of Greenville NC murder-suicide on Thursday, May 25, 2023. The incident happened at around 1:15 in the afternoon on Thursday. After the incident happened, officers from the Greenville Police Department were summoned to 1209 Firetower Road, Apartment K.
What happened to Michael “Mike” Wilkes?
Greenville, NC Police Department
GPD INVESTIGATING APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2023, Greenville police officers were dispatched to 1209 Firetower Road, Apt K (Belle Meade Apartments) after two people were found dead inside the apartment.
When officers arrived they located the bodies of Rani Renee Barnes, 35, and Michael Anthony Wilkes Jr., 39. Barnes and Wilkes were in a romantic relationship.
Based on evidence collected by detectives, the case is being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide pending autopsy results.
No further information is available at this time.
On the arrival of the officials at the scene, it was reported that two people had been discovered dead inside the apartment. The bodies of 35-year-old Rani Renee Barnes and 39-ytear-old Michael Anthony Wilkes Jr. were discovered by the responding officers when they arrived. Barnes and Wilkes’s connection may be described as a romantic one.
What happened in Greenville NC?
The case is being examined as a possible murder-suicide pending the results of the autopsy, which is based on the evidence that has been obtained by detectives. At this time, there is no additional information that can be provided. Condolences are been sent to the family members of Rani Renee Barnes and Michael “Mike” Wilkes. If you have any helpful information about the incident reach out to the Greenville Police Department.
An apparent murder-suicide has been reported at the Belle Meade Apartments, and the Greenville Police Department is currently investigating the incident. They stated that based on the facts, the case is being examined as a murder-suicide; however, the findings of the autopsy are still pending.
Michael “Mike” Wilkes obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by family members
News from snbc13.com