Woman dies after being found unconscious on NC 902 in Pittsboro

Pittsboro, NC – At approximately 2:40 a.m. on January 8, 2024, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report concerning the well-being of a person found on the road in the 7700 block of NC 902, Pittsboro.

Deputies and first responders discovered an unconscious female, who was taken to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where she was later pronounced dead.

Michelle Nichole Jenks (source: Facebook)

The woman was identified as Michelle Nichole Jenks, 33, of 268 Kelly Lane, Siler City.

Sheriff’s Office Investigators are seeking information from the public related to this investigation. Anyone with pertinent information is asked to contact the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-542-2911.

While the investigation continues, there is currently no indication of an ongoing threat to public safety.