The greenhouse industry in North Carolina experienced a tragic loss recently when Jesse Campbell, 64, the owner of Campbell’s Greenhouses in Dilworth, was shot and killed at his house near Lake Wylie, SC.
According to an article in the Charlotte Observer, Campbell’s body was found on the morning of Wednesday, January 7, on the kitchen floor of his house. No one has been arrested in his killing, and police have not released details about a potential suspect or a motive.
Greenhouse employee Henry Koehler told officers he last spoke with Campbell by phone about 3:30 p.m. the afternoon before. Neighbors said they heard a gunshot Tuesday night. Koehler said that his boss never came to work Wednesday and that he tried to call Campbell several times that day, an incident report states. Koehler called Campbell’s doctor and found out he had missed an appointment Wednesday.
Read the article on the Charlotte Observer website for more information and updates.