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Sheriff: No foul play in Lentz Road man’s death

CHINA GROVE — A Lentz Road man who was facing charges that he embezzled more than $250,000 from his employer took his own life Monday night, authorities say.
Barry Glenn Hobbs, 49, was found dead near the rear of his house about 9 p.m.
Hobbs, a former music minister at a church in the south Rowan County area, was also the chief operating officer for Theresa’s Concrete before he was arrested in October and charged with 30 felonies.
According to warrants, Hobbs was accused of taking money from the business during a span of several years.

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