On June 25, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ridge Rd., Seagrove, in reference to a 911 call regarding an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victim, identified as local firefighter “Mj” Mishael James Auman, was transported to an area hospital by emergency personnel where he succumbed to his injuries.
Following an investigation by detectives and consultation with the District Attorney’s Office, a warrant for arrest was issued for Heather Hicks Auman for murder; the wife of the victim, Mj Auman.
On June 29, 2022, Auman was arrested at her residence and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where she was served with a warrant for First Degree Murder. Bond was denied. A first appearance has been set for July 1, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
The investigation is ongoing.
Name of Defendant:
Heather Hicks Auman