Deputies identify body found in Lumberton ditch

Deputies now know the name of a man found dead in a ditch last Friday afternoon in Robeson County.

Road transportation crews found Ernst Rajkumar's body in a ditch on Dallas Road in Lumberton.

Deputies aren't releasing how he was killed just yet. His death is being investigated as a homicide, according to Major Howard Branch with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

Rajkumar is from Miami, Florida and Branch says he has no relatives in Robeson County.

Investigators are trying to figure what brought him to Lumberton and who wanted him dead.

If you have any information on this murder, you're asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff's Office at (910) 671-3100.